The Rest of the Story

There was so much more to our TOP Tour than the few posts I’ve written. Here are a few highlights


Berlin is amazing. After spending a week traveling between villages and small cities, our TOP Tour allowed us to experience

Dancing in the Street, Again

It’s 7:45 in the morning, Eminem is blaring on the speakers throughout the plaza and nearby streets, there are hundreds


I had twenty-four hours notice to leave the country.  For reasons I’ll never understand, my visa extension was denied by

The Love Boat

I’m not ashamed to say that on Friday nights when I was in middle school in the late ‘70s, I

I Think This is Illegal Where I Come From

Sitting at a classroom desk, I heard a tap on the window and could just make out the laughing faces

Street Photography

I’ve finally picked up my camera and ventured into the city.  There are amazing scenes around every corner here in