Cruise Travel Checklist

This is a checklist useful for first-time and veteran cruisers alike. I’ve included a list of things I wish I would have brought with me the first time I went on a cruise. It’s one of those things that you don’t know what you need it until you actually need it. 

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Visiting Sacré-Cœur, Montmartre, and Pigalle

language learning

Q + A: “How do you start learning a language and stay consistent in learning when you feel overwhelmed?”

I can’t even count the number of times I felt I was going to tear my hair out while learning Persian (Fārsī). Last night while having a sushi dinner with my husband George, our waiter’s eyes bugged out of his head when I told him I was learning Persian (Fārsī). Somedays I wonder if I like the abuse.



Vernal Equinox Playlist

Here in California, we are having a bit of a downpour to kick off the vernal equinox. For us at home, it means champagne, a cheese plate, and plenty of conversation. Spring cleaning? No, thank you. Pass the manchego and jamón Iberico s.v.p.