In English, “Adventure.”
Which, of course, is one of the best things about traveling and living Elsewhere Than Where You Grew Up.
You meet new people, see new things, find new ways, make new connections.
For instance, meeting Iva Bencun.
Pictured here, with her terrific son Ivano, on Saturday’s “Dugi…
I got back to Croatia this week to begin the next of my three-month stints in this back-and-forth life between Croatia and California. Which I chronicled here on Medium throughout 2016 in a bunch of (non)chapters in a (non)book about why I love Croatia and why, in the…
Bog! (“Hi!” Bohhhg. Not “bog” as in a kind of swamp.)
Welcome to the first of these occasional pieces I’ll be occasionally writing, in addition to the (non)chapters of the (non)book I finished writing here on Medium this fall about my back-and-forth life between Croatia and California.
I’ve figured the…
This is the last regularly-scheduled-for-my-brain-to-write (non)chapter of this (non)book about the back-and-forth-mid-life living between California and Croatia.
[Because in 36 hours, I head off on the ferry to magical Dugi Otok (an island off the Zadar coast) for NaNoWriMo (National November/Novel Writing Month). To attempt, for . . …
I’m not going to lie.
I’ve been putting off writing these last (non)chapters.
One, because I’m more than a little leery of coming across like I think I’m smarter than anyone else, or telling you how you “should” live your life. As an introvert and as a true believer in…
It’s time again for me to interrupt the question-and-three-part-answer (non)chapter format of this (non)book about my back-and-forth-life between California and Croatia. With a little bit of adventure, travelogue, recommendations. And musings about love.
Because last weekend, I went here.
To the island of Korcula (missing an accent over the “c,”…
I’m back in Croatia!
Which explains my nearly month-long hiatus in posting another (non)chapter in this (non)book that I started here last spring, in this beginning year of my back-and-forth life between California and Croatia.
It’s been a gorgeous, heart-achingly beautiful two-and-a-half weeks of late summer/early fall temperatures and…
Back in March, I began my three-months-each, back-and-forth life between Croatia and California.
There in Croatia, I started this (non)book. There in Croatia, I wrote three (non)sections with three (non)chapters each. Each answered a question I frequently get asked:
Why Go, At All?
You are ALONE?!
Amazingly, there are now less than four weeks left to this summer’s stay in California before I head back to Croatia, in my back-and-forth mid-life between the two places
Which I’ve been chronicling in this (non)book.
Which I started in April, in Croatia.
And of which this particular (non)chapter IS…