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Category: Anxious Journeys

Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’: It’s the Simple Things in Life That Bring the Greatest Joy

Well, we had to put a bit of a hold on the ranch work this week so we could fly back to Sandyhook, CT. It was our turn to care for our...

Getting Setteled

So I’ve dusted off my cowboy boots, pulled out my wide belts with the big buckles and put my shotgun up on the fireplace mantel....

Well, it’s Official. We’re Proud Owners of a Horse Ranch

We’ve been on the road for five years now and a more settled life has been calling to us louder and louder. But where to move? We...

Don’t Panic, Autofocus

Athens to Istanbul:  Does anxiety keep you from living a happy life? There are three typical reactions to anxiety. Fight, flight or...

Welcome to Athens

It’s six in the morning and still very dark. A drizzle of rain is falling as Elaine and I walk down the ferry’s gangway. We take our...

The Secret World of Ferries

Crete to Athens: The idea that I could be adventurous is like the Pope being promiscuous. I guess it could happen in some parallel universe...

There’s More Than One Way to Get to Turkey

“Darling, there’s more than one way to get to Turkey.” That was my response to Elaine’s feeble attempt to put her anxiety in front...

Adventure By Any Other Name… Is Still Frightening

It’s a funny thing, this state of mind known as worry. It never goes away. The good news is, it loses steam the more we keep up the...

Hanging Out In Rota, Spain

Well, we’ve headed out on another overseas journey. This time we wanted to push further into Eastern Europe. After some relaxing days...

Lost Keys

It’s happened before. An end to a wonderful down-easter weekend of soft-shell lobsters, overflowing plates of steamers and the...