Who you’re with

A penguin at the Stuttgart Zoo and Botanical Garden.

A penguin at the Stuttgart Zoo and Botanical Garden.

Honestly, I can’t say when I first got struck with wanderlust. I can say that I was always enthralled with George Bailey describing to little Mary Thatch all the places he would visit in the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” I was equally enraptured by the scene where he held his long arms out to show just how big a suitcase he would need for his adventures and, as inconvenient as it is to carry around a huge, leather traveling case without wheels, I’m a little disappointed that I don’t have something to put my own traveling stickers on.

When people ask me where I want to go the most, I don’t have an answer. That’s like asking what my favorite color is – I like them all! (I know, I know – we all hate people who don’t have a favorite color).

So coming to Prague was like the first step in a grand adventure. Yes, it’s work. It’s good work that I’m doing here. And I try not to distract from the fact that I came here for a purpose.

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