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Destinations, Dreams and Dogs - International adventure with a fast-track family (& dogs) of Old World values, adopting the Russian-Italian-American good life on the go…!


Monday Mottoes – #211

Today, in many parts of the Americas, it’s Columbus Day, commemorating the discovery of the New World in 1492. That was 525 years ago-! The Italian explorer from Genoa/Genova, Cristoforo Colombo, sailed on behalf of Spain. Nowadays, it might mean a day off from work, or a day of shopping special sales. Not so many…


Good Reports

So often, I kvetch and whine, focusing on things that will one day be but mere blips on the radar screen of life.  Today, as we approach Yom Kippor and Columbus Day, we think of the sacred and the spectacular, that what we could not imagine happening before, is suddenly accomplished:  forgiveness of sin, and…