Yearly Archives: 2018

Icelandic Horse

Iceland doesn’t let any other horse breed enter its island borders.  They say the Vikings brought the ancestor of this horse to Iceland in or around 800 A.D. My curiosity was piqued so I signed up for a horse ride

Posted in Wildlife

Dealing with Delay

Travel delays have been in the news lately.  What to do when this happens? Remember to breath. Life is unpredictable. Granted, when you have long planned for a particular destination, it can be difficult to roll with any interruptions to

Posted in Travel Know How


In the USA, we are celebrating Thanksgiving this week.  Sara Hale was a big campaigner to have this day celebrated as a national holiday.  I played the part of Ms. Hale in an elementary school play so I always remember

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Suffrage in the USA

As the USA prepares for its national elections, it brings to mind the many comments about USA voter turnout that I have fielded over the years. Why don’t more people vote in the U.S.? Why doesn’t the U.S. make voting

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Day of the Dead

Mexico On Oct 31-Nov 2 is the place! A time to build a shrine to your deceased loved ones and set a place at the table for them. Personally, I just put pumpkins at the graves of my loved ones.

Posted in Just for Fun