I’ll be honest here, my level of tolerance for this COVID-19 situation -all of it- is critically low. I desperately want my old level of freedom, and my old life, back. Obviously we will come out of this changed, but first we need to be let out. I’m tapping in to stores of patience I […]Read More be totally selfish today!
Gdansk made me cry. I am an emotional sap. I was tired. I was less than two months in to life in Poland. I was less than one year postpartum. I come from a long line of happy criers on my father’s side (I once teared up over a cupcake because it was just so […]Read More How Gdansk made me cry and other tales: a past weekend exploring Poland
What a time to be alive, huh!? If you ask me, this is an excellent time to be an explorer. Wait, what? We’re sheltering in place while a pandemic illness sweeps the globe. We’ve been at it for a month and there’s no end in sight. I know. In Poland we aren’t even allowed to […]Read More Explore your interests: Nothing makes you feel better than learning a new skill
In December we visited the Polish city of Wrocław. Now, first, lets sound this city out. “Wrocław” a typically awkward Polish city name, for an English speaker, but not as bad as some (Szczecin, I’m lookin’ at you). “Roe-claw” sounded right in my head, but deep down I knew it was so wrong. When a […]Read More on a first name basis with the Gnomes of Wrocław
Raise your hand if you watched Reading Rainbow as a kid. If you did, you’ll remember the theme song: Butterfly in the sky I can go twice as high Take a look It’s in a book A Reading Rainbow I can go anywhere Friends to know And ways to grow A Reading Rainbow I can […]Read More Good Books for Explorers (or anyone stuck in quarantine)