Monthly Archives: September 2014

There and Back Again

There and Back Again

The title has been used before, but happily titles are not subject to copyright. Unlike Bilbo, I did not run into any dragons, wizards, dwarves, elves, or trolls, at least in their literal form. Nor was there any treasure to be had, although something close to that was a part of┬ámy decision to visit the United States after almost three years abroad: a desire to see family and friends; a desire to get out of France for a while; plane fare that could be (mostly) purchased with accumulated miles, some loose ends to tie up that couldn’t be done in France; and I wanted to bring some things back to France. Continue Reading