Spying Out Venice, Italy

We will be in Italy this fall attending an English congregation about an hour from Venice. Here is some info about La Serenissima.       This post is from Gracia’s Travels blog. See link at bottom of post.   We had an overnight in Venice before we boarded our ship.  We had no agenda…

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Spying Out Ferrara, Italy

We will be doing need greater work in this area in the fall. Just wanted to document some sights to see and things to do while we are there.       The following was written by the blogger at Gracia’s Travels. See link at bottom of page.   Ferrara was another day trip from…

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San Cristobal de Las Casas, MEX

Since we will be taking a three-month trip to do need greater work in Mexico this summer I wanted to document some of the sights in the cities along our route to Valladolid.       The following is a blog post on San Cristobal written by goats on the road. Their link is at…

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Valladolid

I absolutely LOVE Valladolid (pronounced “v-eye-ah-dough-leed”) and plan to spend a few weeks there during our 3-month trip to the Yucatan next year. The city is located halfway between Cancun and Merida on a new highway. I found this amazing article about the city and wanted to post it and give you a feel for…

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Achievement Unlocked!

Update: I’m a regular auxiliary pioneer as of May 1, 2016.   Sometimes desperate circumstances call for desperate measures. Then again, Jehovah adds no pain with his requirements. These great mental health tenets also have biblical foundations: Keep things simple Put everything in its place (my hubby has OCD tendencies) Focus on the basics One day…

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What, What, What Are We Doing??

(See bottom of this blog post for an update) Sometimes desperate circumstances call for desperate measures. Once I understood that my best friend and lover was suffering from a disabling disorder (combat-related PTSD) that wasn’t responding to traditional therapy I asked myself, “what else can we do?”. I did research online and at the library. I…

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