Bait Al Bustan – Creating Home in Oman

  Last night we sat on the balcony in Al Bustan village and listened to the drums and bagpipes, clapping and chanting of the wedding near the beach.  It was enchanting, and it is one of the thousand reasons I chose to make a home here in Oman. It started with a small apartment in the village – half of the second story of a … Continue reading Bait Al Bustan – Creating Home in Oman

In the Zanzibar Chest

Thank you, Aidan Hartley, for The Zanzibar Chest.  A brilliant book to read and reread.  Such compelling writing, so many important messages.  I lingered over the many sections about Yemen because I live next door in Oman.  Africa, not so much.  But I could not put the book down. I’ve just finished reading this “memoir of love and war” – tales from the lives of … Continue reading In the Zanzibar Chest

From FuturEd to TravelEd

From FuturEd to TravelEd – here’s my emerging travel website and blog philosophy. Well, it’s maybe not a real philosophy – it’s the sum of “5W and H” I blog today in February 2018.  I say this because by blog/website is new, so I get new ideas and make changes every day it seems.  Today, I have been challenged to put this in writing because … Continue reading From FuturEd to TravelEd

The Root Chakra did it.

  I think my Root Chakra just popped open. What a revelation! I have been feeling very weird lately and I have found one way to understand it. Through divine intervention, I have just become financially stable – not rich, just free of financial worries – and it is a VERY NEW feeling for me. So new that I’m struggling to adapt and accept my … Continue reading The Root Chakra did it.