Land of 10,000 smiles

Land of 10,000 smiles

We popped next door for a day or two to visit a neighbor we hadn't seen in a while and Minnesota welcomed us with 10,000 smiles. Thanks for the hospitality, old friend. We'll see you again soon and you can count me and several thousand of my friends to join you on Feb. 4 for [...]

Climb every mountain — twice for your sister’s lost painting

Climb every mountain — twice for your sister’s lost painting

Though I still can't pronounce it, I believe Oia (EE-ya?) may be the most beautiful city in the world. Also, I love my sister, And, I have an extremely well-developed sense of Catholic guilt. Combined, these three things led me to race a bunch of donkeys up a mountain on a hot afternoon, and to [...]