Category: Travel

Learning Croatian

I walk around the house these days repeating Croatian phrases, preparing for few days in Croatia this summer. Dobar dan —  Hello (literally, good day) and variations on that theme: dobro jutro — good morning dobra večer — good evening The linguist in me… Continue Reading “Learning Croatian”


In British Columbia, I saw a fully licenced vendor of Hope. I took a picture of it. I’m sure it was NOT a coincident that it was near where I saw a light at the end of the tunnel. I think they bottle hope there because… Continue Reading “Hope”


Wouldn’t you know it? Yesterday I discovered the A to Z Blogging Challenge for April, where for the month of April the challenge is to blog every day except Sunday, and use the letters of the alphabet to mark off the days. April 1st,… Continue Reading “Bluff”


Q: How many stories can I eke out of one bus trip? A: This is the last one. I think. When I began the trip, I was determined to have writer’s eyes and ears, paying attention to the details and scribbling them down. Once… Continue Reading “Assistance”