For the past 11 years I have written myself a letter and read a William Stafford poem on my birthday. This tradition started When I turned 20 in Paris 11  years ago. You can read about it here. I am back in Paris for another Birthday and continuing the tradition that started...

I’ve mentioned previously that we are traveling in 4 suitcases that are packed to fit our needs not our wants. We have very little room for souvenirs and when we buy a new item we often need to make space by getting rid of something else.   Souvenirs are a big part...