Give & Take

I love the brave and wise comment and wish a friend made: may we go to Cluj not for what it has to give to us but for what we have to offer, as people and places may disappoint. I completely agree. Selflessness saves us from disappointment, much like parenting, and much like marriage. We will gladly serve and we will let ourselves be loved.

We make a living by what we get; We make a life by what we give.

Among our many reasons for reconnecting with Romania are my parents. We want to be closer to them at the drop of a hat. They are wonderful with their stubbornness, belief, kindness, resilience, humor and quirkiness…