Isles of Mull & Iona

After visiting Loch Lomond, we continued on to the Isle of Mull for several days. My parents wanted to visit a Scottish isle, and we chose Mull for several reasons: it was close enough for a relatively short trip, it offered numerous attractive walks, and we could make a day trip to the nearby Isle … Continue reading Isles of Mull & Iona

How to Overcome Jet Lag

Traveling east always wipes me out, but after my most recent trip to the US I’m trying to beat jet lag by sheer force of will. Here’s how: Saturday: Arrive home like a zombie. Sunday: Take lots of naps. Monday: Set a 9:30 AM doctor appointment. Tuesday: Schedule home repairs taking all day starting at … Continue reading How to Overcome Jet Lag

Goodbye, 2016!

Highlights from the last week of 2016: Visiting my husband’s cousin and taking an hour-long walk around her neighborhood on a chilly, sunny morning Eating the rest of my Christmas cinnamon rolls Dancing about 15 hours of tango to inspiring music, with lovely leaders, on a well-behaved dance floor Eating really excellent fish tacos! Walking … Continue reading Goodbye, 2016!