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Category: Traveling

Maui, Hawaii

I suppose life is not all rainbows and butterflies, but sitting on Black Rock Beach, I can tell you: God was on to something when he invented them. In a year that has been nothing but constant upheaval, adaptation, and…

Sunrise in Cancun

Buenos dias, señoritas y caballeros, Como se dice “Wow, what a weekend!”? I’m writing you today from the aeropuerto in Cancun, Mexico, although the resort we stayed in lies in Akumal in the Riviera Maya. Hubby has gone to buy…

Emergency Exit

In the event of holiday airplane trips this season, please take the following notes: I’m sitting behind the row of seats that are attached to the safety exit over the wing. Smart fliers know this row has an extra pinch…

Summer Son #3

Some of the things my son and his buddy saw or did or heard or thought during their summer of backpacking from San Diego to Seattle will always remain untold. Most of what we live, does. Unless you journal or…

Summer Son #2

Eureka, California, July 2011. Our two hitch-hikers rolled into town, still following – more or less – the historic and breath-taking 101 freeway north. North of San Francisco, the landscape pulls you along as the mountain ranges of our Pacific…