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Great American Solar Eclipse

We did it!    On Monday my friends and I witnessed the complete and awesome total eclipse of the sun!   Just a few weeks ago, I was determined to drive north nearly 300 miles to Casper, Wyoming so I could watch the eclipse in the "path of totality".   Most friends were busy and/or uninterested in [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: North America|Tags: , |1 Comment

Decadence in the Dodecanese

Although dawn comes too early, I am still excited to stick my head up from below deck and see what the world offers today.  I feel the sun's warmth and admire the soft pink sky.  The marina at Kos is waking up.  People shuffle about, pelicans are making a mess and skinny meowing cats [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: Europe, Travel Tales|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

September 11, 2001 – Greece

Sailing into Patmos, a quintessentially Greek island in the Dodecanese, a layer of stress easily melts away and we have not a care in the world. We tie up at the marina, and get ready to explore.  It is September 11, 2001. My friends and I rent scrappy little mopeds and head out of [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Europe, Travel Tales|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

10 Ways to Know You’re in Florida

Most states and regions have sights, sounds and experiences that are unique to them, including Florida.  Here are 10 ways to know you're in Florida: Bartenders serve beer named Florida Cracker. A house painted pink with white trim is not rare, and can actually look good. Hunker Down is not only an action one [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: North America, Travel Tales|Tags: |0 Comments

Half Way to Everest

I like oxygen. Whether it is simple easy breathing at sea level or sucking air while hiking a couple of miles higher, I like oxygen . On my "want-to-do" list for the last couple of years has been to successfully climb a 14er (a 14,000+ foot high mountain),  and I am delighted to have [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: North America, Travel Tales|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Top o’ Vail

When a good friend needs to take a day or two off and have an adventure, I'm happy to oblige. Twist my arm, let's go somewhere cool!   And so the adventure begins. Nancy and I quickly decide to hike Vail, Colorado and after some quick online research, we book a room and head west [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|Categories: North America, Travel Tales|Tags: , |1 Comment
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