Category Archives: Love

My Childhood Was Auctioned off To The Only Bidder

The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence. ~Roy T. Bennett With the sale of the family Summer Estate in Central Wisconsin in March of 2018, the second to last vestige of my childhood goes the … Continue reading

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The Song is Over (Expat Week #084)

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home. ~James Michener   The final whistle has sounded. The song is over. The curtain is drawn. The lights have been extinguished. … Continue reading

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Home and Yellowstone (Expat Week #076)

Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes August found me taking a trip home to Chicago with a side trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The trip was … Continue reading

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My Faith Is Not My Religion (Expat Week #061)

This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. ~Dalai Lama   How is it possible that one’s faith is not the … Continue reading

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Speed of Time (Expat Week #057)

How did it get so late so soon? ~Dr. Seuss   I can hardly believe I have been living in India for a year already! Somewhat Ironically, I crossed the year mark back in the US on a business trip. On … Continue reading

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Distance Creates Closeness (Expat Week #051)

Everyone you meet comes with baggage, find someone who cares enough to help you unpack.  ~Ziad K. Abdelnour   I have baggage. I am not talking about the suitcase type one brings to the airport, though, the baggage I carry does … Continue reading

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Tour of India – THE Taj Mahal (Expat Week #048)

The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time. ~Rabindranath Tagore When someone mentions India, probably the most common image that comes to mind is THE Taj Mahal. I … Continue reading

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