December 29

Where We Are ... (Hannah) Maldives ... Who are we kidding, it's back to the beach for the final stretch! We've traded the Magic Sleigh for a chartered a luxury yacht to take us to the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. We'll spend the day snorkeling and scuba diving, meeting giant sea turtles and whale sharks. ... Continue Reading →

December 27

Where We Are ... (Hannah) Enough with the beaches! Today we're off to the Cappadocia region of Turkey, known for its remarkable rock formations and cave dwellings. We'll stay at the historic Museum Hotel, set in the restored site of thousand-year-old stone homes.  Cappadocia lies in central Anatolia, in the heartland of what is now Turkey. The relief consists of... Continue Reading →

December 26 … Boxing Day

Where We Are ... (Hannah) {Editor's Note: These are not Silverbacks] After we spend the morning snorkeling in the emerald waters, we'll visit one of the last remaining tropical forests on the planet, the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, home to the rare Zanzibar red colobus monkey. What We Eat ... (Sandy) MINESTRONE, YOUR WAY... Continue Reading →

It’s Christmas Eve!

painting by Barbara Stevenson This is Sandy and Stephen standing in our garden in back of The Parsonage as depicted in a miniature painting by artist Barbara Stevenson. GINGERBREAD … THE SWEETEST SMELL OF CHRISTMAS by SB Sandy (Gilead SBs) The comforting scents of Chrismas – a freshly cut tree, smoldering logs in the fireplace,... Continue Reading →

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