Nov 222012
 
Giving Thanks in 7 Languages

The pumpkin pies are out of the oven, Mr. TWS is starting on the sweet potatoes, and a turkey will be roasting soon. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays here in the United States. We indulge, watch some football, work on a seasonal jigsaw puzzle and think about how grateful we are for friends, family and travel!

Apr 212011
 
The Louvre: More than the Mona Lisa

For many years, whenever someone mentioned the Louvre, I thought of the Mona Lisa. That was the picture in my mind every time. Of course, I knew that the Louvre held thousands of other treasures. But it wasn’t until I visited that I could fully appreciate that there are 35,000 works of art on exhibition […]