Category: Travel

Thoughts on Scotland

Thoughts on Scotland

My sister, God love her, has now taken each of the three older boys on a trip across the world. This time, Jack was up and like the others, I get to go too. Molly packed in a ton. We spent a couple of days […]

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Man’s Quest to be Closer to God

Man’s Quest to be Closer to God

I was asked to lead a devotional for our board meeting (IAP) this past summer. I got this request while we were all camping up at Priest Lake in North Idaho. I haven’t led anything like it in a long time. I was a little […]

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Cyprus Travelogue – Commandaria, The Wine of Kings and the King of Wines

Cyprus Travelogue – Commandaria, The Wine of Kings and the King of Wines

Update – The Commandaria from my trip in 2012 is not only bottled, but I am fortunate enough to have received one from Norman, personally delivered to my home this week!  We sampled it and it was fantastic! Let it sit 10-20 minutes, and it […]

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Camping near the San Juans

Camping near the San Juans

In mid July, we celebrated Bella’s birthday by equipping ourselves with everything on this list of campingfunzone.com post and going camping up at Washington Park in Anacortes, WA, essentially the gateway to the San Juan Island’s.  Needless to say, it was beautiful! It wasn’t quite […]

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Homemade Limoncello, updated and inspired from my trip to Cyprus

Homemade Limoncello, updated and inspired from my trip to Cyprus

The first time I ever had Limoncello (yes supposed to be spelled this way traditionally) was with my old friend Robco, who invited me to his brothers then-new restaurant, Via Tribunali on Seattle’s Capitol Hill.  I will never forget when that canary yellow chilled liquid […]

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Cyprus Travelogue – Phyllo Dough, Cypriot Breakfast of Champions

Cyprus Travelogue – Phyllo Dough, Cypriot Breakfast of Champions

Phyllo Dough (Greek: φύλλο) One thing I can count on in Cyprus is that flaky, layered, golden goodness breakfast pastries wrapped in phyllo (filo) dough.  Every bakery (and there are loads of them) serve up dozens and dozens of phyllo dough pastry items. Many with […]

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Cyprus Travelogue – Time

Cyprus Travelogue – Time

Time It is amazing how much time grips me, and probably the average American. Time to get up, time to take a shower, time to get something to eat, time to go to work, time to leave from work, and the list goes on and […]

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