Friendships, Tulips, and Dreams

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” -Anais Nin   It has almost been a year since my husband and I first visited Prague, to consider moving here with our family forContinue reading “Friendships, Tulips, and Dreams”

The Uncharted Trail

“Our dreams are only big enough when they include a miracle …” -unknown Not too far from our home in Prague, we drive along a highway overlooking a mysterious castle in the near distance. The façade of pale ivory creates a striking contrast with its slate blue roof, and the surrounding dense forest. Even thoughContinue reading “The Uncharted Trail”

A New Start to the Very Short Trip

  It’s a very short trip. While alive, live. ~Malcolm Forbes Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined. ~Henry David Thoreau To me, dreams are like mountains, disappearing for a while, obscured by daily life and the blinding fog of busyness. But if we pause to look and listen,Continue reading “A New Start to the Very Short Trip”

Time for Something New?

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had the interesting task of itemizing everything in our home—toys, towels, tools—everything. It’s strange to account for the pieces of our family of five’s existence by the things we have around us in our home. Often, I thought, “This is it. This stuff defines us.” Weird. But onContinue reading “Time for Something New?”