Porter my six year old was born tender and sentimental. He often turns to me in moments of love or sadness and says to me with tear brimmed eyes, "Mom does that make you feel like crying?" To which I always say, "Yes."  Then his eyes spill over and he...

Before this trip the emphasis when traveling - for me - was loosely based around the shopping! To buy local goods, clothing, souvenirs, etc… We are traveling with 4 suitcases and one carry on bag for school supplies. Our bags are packed perfectly to fit our needs, not our wants. There isn’t...

We spent 5 days in Jerusalem, Israel.  With my children ages 6, 4, and 1. Jerusalem is broken up into 4 quarters; Armenian, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Quarter. You could easily see everything in the city in a day. It would be a full day with a lot of walking...

The Dead Sea isn't dead. It can no longer sustain life but it can hold life up. It is so salty that it feels oily as the water hugs and supports you. I was lying on my back looking up at the blue sky and I realized it is the first time...

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