I need a vacation from my vacation!

A couple of weeks ago my boyfriend and I were in Germany–Frankfurt, F├╝ssen, Nuremberg, and Berlin. I turned 49 while we were in Berlin. To celebrate, we made our own chocolate at Ritter Sport, attended the Day of German Unity celebration near Brandenburg Gate, and enjoyed a wonderful Spanish tapas meal at Barcelona restaurant near…

Quit Asking Me, “What Do You Do?”

Several years ago I attended a lecture by a well-published scholar. I don’t remember her topic, but I’ll never forget something she said during the Q&A session. She told the audience that when she was just five years old, an adult asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up. She recalled her…