Living arrangements come in all shapes, sizes, and distances from one another. “What? I can’t hear you,” I yelled back, hoping my partner might make out my response through shared walls. We were learning to communicate in our new living arrangement — two small condominium units, next door but not connected, with access through the
Eastern Europe Travel Stories
Istanbul holds memories of beauty, kindness, diversity — not ones of bombs and guns. Three years ago my partner, Mike, and I considered a visit to Istanbul as we traveled in eastern Europe. Many of our friends wondered why we would go. There were environmental protests sparked by the construction of a park. These mass
The world’s oldest profession, prostitution, was sadly alive and well in Romania in the summer of 2012. Even with this beautiful country’s economic upturn during the past few years, I doubt the women involved will turn to an alternate income generator.