Cleveland Weekend, May 2015

On the trail at Shaker Lakes, Cleveland

We have wanted to visit Cleveland for awhile, ever since we heard they had the largest Slovenian population outside of Slovenia.  In mid-May we had our chance, and were very happy to visit for the graduation of Richard Wanerman from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  (Richard’s father Rob and Robert are second cousins; their grandfathers Julius Farber and Mark [Farber] Markoff (he changed his name) were brothers.)   Continue reading Cleveland Weekend, May 2015

Bhutan – Apr/May 2015

Great Hornbill
Great Hornbill

Bhutan was on our bucket list for some time – east of Nepal, squished between China and India, it is a country of Gross National Happiness, Himalayan beauty, unspoiled forests, and – most importantly for us – it is a birder’s paradise.  In April/May of 2015 we joined Victor Emanuel Nature Tours for a 3+ week “trip of a lifetime”.
Read all about it here!