How Can It Be?

I have been in France for 6 nights and have 3 more to go. I can't wait to go home for the following reasons; - There is a complete lack of helpful information. It doesn't even occur to them to offer helpful things. Like when my AirBnb agency told me to self check in but... Continue Reading →

Not A Dry Eye In The House

Alternately titled: Making a Murderer II I have told this story several times over the past few days and the reaction is always the same. There is no "oh, that's funny ha, ha," but rather a gasping scream of laughter that may or may not have an end. I personally, have shed more tears of... Continue Reading →

Completely Random Thoughts

While I am certain that there are more culturally enlightening things I could be writing about as I immerse myself in this foreign place, I find myself thinking some completely unrelated (to each other) thoughts. All of these thoughts are things that I think in Morocco, because I'm here. And I know some of you... Continue Reading →

Another Roadside Attraction

So here it is the middle of another week in Morocco and I find myself in Chefcahouen, a gorgeous little mountain paradise south of Tanger and north of most of Morocco. I've been here before and I am certain I will be here again, In'shallah. It's just such a lovely place on earth. I am... Continue Reading →

Banking at the End of My Rope

So. A follow-up to a previous post about banking while in Morocco. It turns out that loyalty pays off. You have to have faith.  Before I left I was sad to learn at the branch level that CIBC, where I have been a customer since the late 70's, did not currently offer money transfers to... Continue Reading →

The Time in Between

So a few things have been happening this past week and mostly they are boring I'm sorry to say.  I have settled in and I am establishing a bit more of a routine so that my life looks normal. Or more normal than it has been lately. This means I get up in the morning,... Continue Reading →

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