Tag Archives: Kyrgyzstan

‘Ladies and Gentlemen and Dear Children…’

Little did I know that an airline announcement would have such an impact on me. I took eight flights on Turkish Airlines during “Sheila’s Excellent Adventure” last month. Each time the pilot began a mundane English announcement with “Ladies and … Continue reading

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Welcome 2016!

I’ve decided it’s the Year of Sheila (although I’ve heard it’s the Year of the Monkey). There’s the excitement of planning my great adventure to Kyrgyzstan in May for a visit with Ethan and Steph. Where will I disembark on … Continue reading

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Pizza around the world

We started our road trip around 6 a.m. on Saturday May 21. The image of coffee loomed large so when Dan stopped at the Safeway I rushed inside — well as fast as I could go at that hour — … Continue reading

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Is that Texas over there?

Driving across California’s desolate Mojave Desert, making our way home a few days early, it struck me. My life reflects geography. As a little girl I was intrigued with Texas, am not so much anymore, but that’s about to change. … Continue reading

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