Laptop and tablet sitting on a desk table top

The Mobile Office

What’s in my mobile office? Here’s the list: 13” MacBook Pro Charge cord for the Mac Foam/Cloth case for the Mac Big heavy book: Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual Lightweight second screen. Foam/cloth case for the 2nd screen…

Time Zones

I am time zone challenged. The only way I can tell what time it is in the States while I’m in Nepal is to add 15 minutes to the time and then add an hour and then switch from day…
Looking down on Machu Picchu, Peru

The Crazy Week

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Every time I go on a long trip– and I’ve been on many months-long trips, starting in my 20s– the week before I leave is just always crazy. I find it difficult to sleep. I have a ticker-tape of thoughts…
Ornate frieze on a building in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Packing the Electronic Office

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Jean-Francois and I had a spurt of packing energy last night and got me set up with an electronics and emergency overnight bag for the Nepal trip. I will be transferring my “office” to Nepal, so I need to have…

The Weather in Kathmandu

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Entering a new era here at Worldstouch! I have had international projects before and have even blogged about them, but it has been nearly 7 years since I’ve been on my own, doing this work I love as WorldsTouch. As…
Rock formation named El Camino - The Way

The Way of St. James

This summer (2014) Jean-Francois and Trish spent ten days back on what the French call the Chemin de Compostela and the Spanish generally just call El Camino. It’s really a collection of pilgrimage walking paths that cross Europe and end…
Packed luggage

Travel Advice and Packing List

I’ve added two pages about packing. Here’s a packing list. I’ve been using it for the past 10 years. Only the electronics are different. This is a rant I put together for college girls on their way to Europe for…
House community setting in front of mountains in Darjeeling, India


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Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectualness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one…

On Culture

This is a speech Trish gave at the Future Business Leaders of America meeting at High Point University in the fall of 2008.…