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Selfie World

Selfless in a selfie world has been coming in and out of the skull. I don’t know how many photos I’ve seen, …

The Last Supper

As I trekked through the dirt, back to a cherry tree nestled between artichokes and plum trees, I stopped and looked up …

Fountain of Youth

What in the world is so great about the Trevi Fountain? The Trevi Fountain is located in Rome, Italy. It’s a Baroque …

In My Head

As I double click the icon Egypt on my desktop and scroll through the photos in folder one, out of two, I am stumped. I want to …

Toys R Us Kid

  For thirteen years, children, youth, and teenagers are thrust into a lifestyle that adults have designed for them. From a Toys R …

Middle Child

No one in “my family” is a middle child by biological birth order. When it comes to living out this chopped up journey, …

Day In Paradise

I think paradise exists wherever your thoughts take you. You can live in a place where many dream to vacation but if …

Water to Wine

We all have situations in life occur that can bring on mourning and sadness.  We just don’t know what can happen from …

www.akiane.com

Have you ever seen this photo? We took a drive on 4th of July to a beach north of Gaeta and past Sperlonga …

Bullied

Have you ever been bullied? Have you ever been rejected? Have you ever rejected someone? I can say yes to all three of …

Waste Management?

While we were swatting the flies, supressing the gag reflex and telling ourselves run, the camera is blinking, we watched a child …

Really?

On Monday evening we were out in the yard enjoying the cooler than average temperatures. While outside Angela came over with Gabrielo …

Fort Time

One month ago today, we arrived in Italy. I can’t believe it has been a month. We have been living out of suitcases …

Life of Criticism

We’re a day ahead of America here in Italy, but a day behind when receiving news from the USA. This morning when we awoke, …

Splish-Splash

Burn out the energy and then we crash….. Travel tip #1 for those with or without kids. SWIM before and after your …

In the Rearview

Mount St. Helens, WA We are officially out of Washington. We left yesterday afternoon. It was a beautiful day, no rain and no grey, …

Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Many phrases have come to mind this last week.  We finally thawed out.  Dory from Finding Nemo, keeps singing in my head, …

To the Light….

 The man on the far right of the picture above is a homeless man. He was the one who caught my attention and “leads …