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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 …

Stop and Chat

Have you ever seen Curb Your Enthusiasm? It’s a show on HBO (and needs to be on HBO) the kiddos really don’t …

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, …

Have A Good Day!

When you check your online social networking life, how many times do you read? “Have a good day!” It flashes by many …

What Dreams May Come….

Ever wake up from a dream and wish you wrote it down? Yup, that is what happened to me last night. Three years …

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 3 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 …

tommyhaines.tv

This morning I was going through a list of blogs that I enjoy, a list that I hadn’t been to in a …

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 …

Just Saying….

I could say there’s nothing really exciting going on this week, but each new day comes with a load of quirks. You could …

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, …

Top 10 of 2010

Can you believe 2010 will be over in just a few hours? It has already come to a close in many countries …

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, …

On the Road Again…..

We did it! It was challenging but we did it!  We managed to fit our life in a hamster car, aka Mini Cooper. …

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, …