Can you remember back when life was normal?

April 27, 2022
If life were normal we would have taken a bunch of exotic trips in 2020 and 2021. We would've seen the fjords in Norway, enjoyed the Hebrides and Shetland, probably...

Why do you use a travel agent?

April 13, 2022
Why use a travel agent? That was the question a friend posed the other day and my answer came easily. I have better things to do than to spend hours perusing...

How travel presents a world of endless possibilities

February 8, 2022
I miss this sight. International travel is one of my greatest joys and being unable to do that for more than two years has been a big disappointment. The awesome...

How can it be we’re all under the same moon?

December 7, 2021
Always remember we are under the same sky, looking at the same moon. ~Maxine Lee Late one night I stood in the center of my patio and stared up at the...

How it’s all about risk

October 15, 2021
I figured it out. What life is all about. It's about RISK. How much you're willing to tolerate. What seems really risky behavior to me apparently isn't for...

Are we the same person at 70 that we were at 16?

August 18, 2021
Not spending any appreciable time in my hometown over the years meant I missed opportunities to reconnect in a meaningful way with old friends and family. I was ok with...

An open letter to hotels about their unsanitary practices

August 17, 2021
As an avid and frequent traveler, I have seen it all. Well, maybe not "it all". But enough to have pet peeves, especially about unsanitary practices. And these...

How do we find home? What makes a Californian?

July 13, 2021
This question is current for me, as I start to look ahead, further out than I've ever looked. Looking through a telescope at the far horizon seems to be a function of...

If you don’t love California you’d better have ...

March 8, 2021
"There have always been idiots," my husband said on our morning walk. "But until the advent of social media, they've never had a platform." We were discussing some of...

Things you can do during pandemic stay-at-home

December 18, 2020
Is stay-at-home hard for you? I hear you. Scrolling through my photos from earlier in the year made me miss the time when I was out and about with friends, having fun...

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