Time for an update from Vets without Boundaries, aka Rob and Elaine. We arrived in Grenada to start our next volunteer project with Carriacou Animal Hospital on March 25, 2018. You may be wondering, where the heck is Carriacou and I am still deciding if I want to tell the world about this sweet little… Continue reading The Good, the Bad and the Truly Awful: Our last weeks in Cuba
Sleep can be elusive for me. It’s 1 am and I look over at Rob, who slumbers through my restless nocturnal antics and I marvel again at my good fortune. My good fortune to have found this mate and my best friend. His beard has a more liberal sprinkling of salt, as of late and… Continue reading Love Is
Okay, let me start with a disclaimer. No spanking occurred during this volunteer project. Very serious stuff only folks, sorry to disappoint! Founded by the kind and humble Terry Shewchuck and named after his dog, Spanky, the project was started about 15 years ago and has recently become a non-profit charity, growing to involve a… Continue reading The Spanky Project
Following Chiverico we spent 3 days in Santiago de Cuba, a city we loved, and then made our way back to Holguin. In total we rode 675 km, not bad for two out of shape, middle aged veterinarians who are new to cycle touring! After days of cycling along the Caribbean Sea and Eastern coast… Continue reading Wind in my face, Chiggers biting my butt!
This morning we were up early to beat the heat and make our way out of Santiago de Cuba and cycle on towards Bayamo. We pushed our bikes up calle Jose Seco, a pedestrian only street and across the busy intersection towards Plaza de Marte. I noticed a young dog trotting ahead of us as… Continue reading The Little Street Dog that Could
Before visiting Cuba I had an idea in my mind of what it would be like. Surf, sun and the typical beach scene with all inclusive resorts dotting the shores. Not being a “beach girl” I was not that interested in the whole Cuba scene. Then about 5 years ago we picked Cuba for a… Continue reading Two wheels good: Cuba by bicycle
I hate New Years resolutions . After the overindulgence and general chaos leading up to, and during, the holiday season I can understand the desire to “wipe the slate clean” with a grand proclamation for a fresh new year. And, if I am honest, I too have fallen victim to the New Years resolution scam. … Continue reading Resolutions, Regrets… Get Real!