Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lost and Found

“St. Anthony, St. Anthony, please come down Something is lost and can’t be found” We have a great friend, Zia. We’ve worked with her for years on various projects, and whenever we needed something that seemed to be lost, she … Continue reading

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The Votes Are In

One empty bench beckoned us from across the park. We had been hiking a bit, so we were ready to sit down and relax for a few minutes. All the other benches were occupied, so we felt lucky to find … Continue reading

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Good for What Ails You!

Last week we experienced a serendipitous moment. While browsing online for a nearby restaurant, we came across one with a curious name: Vino y Otros Remedios (Wine and Other Remedies). The name was intriguing with its suggestion of healing the … Continue reading

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Things Don’t Always Work Out!

A few months ago, we came across a program called “Workaway.” It’s an online organization that allows people who need help to find those people who want to help. Or conversely, people who want to help, can find someone with … Continue reading

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House of Ham Mystery: Case Closed—Door Opened

12:21 pm Wednesday—message through WordPress from Carolina (previously unknown to us) in Capetown South Africa: My Mum lives in Tuscany and I received a letter from her where she wrote about Monteloro and the only restaurant of the village. I … Continue reading

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On the Saint James Way

On a brisk, cool Saturday morning in September, we set out on our trek through the French countryside. From Rue de Saint Jacques in the town of Le Puy-en-Velay to Conques, toward Toulouse, the trail known as the GR 65, wends … Continue reading

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