At any time when I meet new individuals and inform them the name of my weblog, they are saying, oh, you should travel rather a lot.” Which I suppose I do travel greater than many individuals, but that’s not the point. As a part of the method, we have also moved the show to a new hosting site, which I hope will now be its everlasting house. That means we had to replace our feeds in iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher, which may sometimes take a little bit of time. Hopefully these could have all been updated as we speak, and you will find the podcast waiting for you in your favourite app. If you want to velocity things a protracted a bit, you might strive unsubscribing and resubscribing, though it ought to update mechanically in some unspecified time in the future.
Tucson seemed like a superb compromise. Shut sufficient to Mexico for me to get a tradition repair any time I wanted and a simple hop on a plane to go to my grandson again in North Carolina. Arizona it might be. My Mexican avenue canine, the Magnificent Lena, and I made the journey again across the border in my trustworthy van and settled down in essentially the most lovely and various desert on the earth. I would nonetheless be there if I hadn’t joined a book club. Convincing ppl to maneuver from Blogger to WP isn’t straightforward. I might love tricks to share with a very non-techie public.
We’re not used to seeing precise sunshine knowledge, more normally simplifying the weather to “gosh it’s sunny” or “oh it’s dull”. This yr we have loved twenty days with over twelve hours of sunshine, all of them in the midst of the yr as a result of the sun’s not above the horizon long enough at other instances. In the meantime one hundred and forty days noticed only one hour of sunshine or less, with over sixty days having no sunshine in any respect. December has been the month with the best variety of solely overcast days, while February was the most uncharacteristically dull month. January turns out to have been the month which most exceeded seasonal expectations, certainly all these blue skies assist clarify the way it managed to get so cold.
For a fascinating look at the Turkey in Jewish creative (and culinary) custom, Samuel Gruber has posted a lengthy description — with illustrations — on his blog. No two individuals are the identical, every is exclusive. So we perceive that no two holidays should be alike either. We hearken to what you need and create a personalised itinerary tailored round you, finessing every detail before, during and after your vacation. Your holiday. Your expertise. Your approach. I agree that there are lots of prejudices which have been brought right here, and it’s ugly. I’m sorry that you’re stuffed with a hatred for individuals who read books, and that you would order anybody, based mostly on that, to reside a life that you don’t think they’re. Thanks for sharing those ideas, and I hope you are feeling better quickly.
Just lately Elena Berton, a writer for the WSJ Expat weblog reached out to me after seeing my previous posts about discovering an condo in Paris ( 1 , 2 , three and my personal favorite the place I had pals draw floor plans of their first Paris flats ) to get my take on small dwelling. Whereas I’ve all the time been happy with my modest, miniscule dwelling the truth that I had been a very long time editor for DesignSponge sharing greater than 500 hundred lovely sneak peek” inside dwelling excursions from creatives around the world made me a bit ashamed, or no less than hesitant, to share pictures of my very own house. Additionally, after grad school I used to be in my 30s, discovered myself unexpectedly beginning my own business , and bragging about how small and unglamorous my residence was wasn’t exactly the clientelle I wanted to attract on the time. I made a decision the time has come to lastly give a sneak peek” inside my very own Paris residences.