Country list: Where I’ve been and where I’m going
Paris France Travel Art black white
London, England, double decker bus
London, 2016

This blog has many faces and one of those is a travel blog. I love to travel!

The following is a list of countries to which I’ve been:


  • Mexico
  • Italy
  • Ghana
  • Spain
  • France (see banner pic above)
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Japan

  • Greece
  • Uruguay
  • Barbados
  • Lucia
  • Trinidad and Tobago

  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominican Republic
  • Bermuda
  • The Bucket List (in no particular order):

    1. Thailand (Jan 2017)
    2. Myanmar (Feb 2017)
    3. New Zealand
    4. Australia
    5. Indonesia
    6. Malaysia
    7. Vietnam
    8. South Africa
    9. Botswana
    10. Egypt
    11. Portugal
    12. Morocco
    13. Nigeria
    14. UAE
    15. Maldives
    16. Seychelles
    17. Columbia
    18. Peru
    19. Ireland
    20. Germany
    21. Venezuela
    22. Panama
    23. The Netherlands
    24. Turks and Caicos
    25. Cuba

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    Macaron and me. The streets of Paris, 2014

    How does change begin?  Does it begin en masse?

    Or is it the little pebble tumbling down the hill that hits the stone,

    That bumps the rock, that starts the mudslide?

    When we reminisce, all we remember is the mudslide;

    No one remembers the pebble, the rock, and the stone.

    -Me, February 2016

    Welcome!  I’m Francine and I’m excited to share my journey with you. This blog documents my evolution from full time practicing physician to a creative existence as yet to be determined.

    There will be random musings about almost anything from birds to fashion to climate change and back, rants about my job and medicine in general, and lots of travel pics and information, mixed with hopes, fears and excitement for the present and future. More . . .

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