Funny Stories

A sense of humor saves the day more often than not–and provides the basis for a story.

Quest for Fiber: Chapter 10: A New Tradition in Herding Sheep

 I guess this falls into the “Quest for Fiber” category… I was certainly following behind a bunch of  fiber on the hoof today! Since I arrived in the English Yorkshires two days ago, I have been hoping to see some sheep dogs working on a real farm. I have seen them at sheep dog trials, …

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How to Get your Hair Washed and NOT go to the Movies in Peru!

Spanish lesson for the day: In Spanish,  “socks”  is calcetínes and “hot” (plural) is calientes. Say those words out loud. Don’t they sound almost the same? No? Well maybe it is just me. Okay, my Spanish is lousy! One thing I do is get similar words mixed up all the time. For example, one day I …

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Courage?

This blog entry is especially for all those people who have commented to me about how brave I am for travelling on my own. Occasionally I have these experiences that put me in my place where so-called “courage” is concerned. And what is courage, after all? I am such a chicken when I have to …

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