I want to learn more about the history of the coast to coast railroad. Not the history of the white men who "built" it, but the people who lived and worked around it. I think I have found the book for exactly that!
I was just getting up to get something from the kitchen, when this phrase somehow fell over me, as it seemed - first as a feeling (the immense happiness), and a second later as words: "In solitude I find immense happiness."
A visit to the doctor's office shouldn't result in an allergic reaction from perfumes. Time to write an email - Kaiser Permanente will you please respond?
Thanks to the marvelous world of Instagram I learnt that the Flight Free movement has arrived to the US - and now I'm guest posting for them!
It's the Pancakes on the Third-time of year again! Just as last year, we almost forgot it...
Learning that many people here in the US have never even been on a train, and at least maybe not on a long haul trip like this, here is a list of practicalities that might be helpful for anyone planning to travel (overnight) by train in the US.
So, it's 6.49 am right now, and I have been awake for about two hours already. The first one of them laying in the bed, turning and tossing, and then, finally understanding that I really wouldn't sleep any more, and thus getting up. I am not totally sure why I couldn't sleep in the first … Continue reading Early Morning
When I went to Sweden this summer, by train and boat, the decision was a 100% based on my environmental concerns about the growing aviation industry not being a healthy part of our future. It was also 100% based on my fear of flying. And yes, I know that such a thing as 200% doesn’t … Continue reading “Sustainable Traveling”
So...there are four hours and eighteen minutes left of November this year, here in the Pacific timezone of the US. And according to my NaNoWriMo Stats-page, I have 682 words left to write, to complete the challenge (the words written here and now not counted, yet 🙂 ). In other words - I'm pretty sure … Continue reading Completing the NaNoWriMo
Today I decided to stay at home instead of going with Anna to a friend's gathering in Malibu. Normally this would have, or at least could have, been a simple decision to make. Because I love being at home alone, in my own little world. And when living in a small (if not tiny) house … Continue reading Decisions