The best travel days are built on serendipity. They turn on small surprises that nonetheless pay big dividends. But always, I find, they require a […]
I’ve never been a particularly good solo traveler. But over these last few weeks, after 46 years of marriage, I’m getting better at it. I’m […]
I could live here. It’s the first thing that comes to mind as I again walk the narrow streets of Aix, listening to laughter carried […]
The light dances, changing hues, shaping brilliance and shadow. It warms the evening and the soul. Take a stroll. It’s a chance to reflect and to lavish in the sunlight’s last hours.
By now, our third stay in the second-floor apartment of the solid house our landlady’s grandfather built early in the last century, Kathy and I […]
We head home to Boston Saturday, and some of my students reiterated after our game of petanque this evening that they just don’t want to […]
“I don’t want to talk to the person who is going to die in approximately 5 minutes,” Devon said, giggling. That would be me. I’d […]