Fly Delta jets

June 17, 2024
Fly Delta jets. An odd choice for a blog post, right? A five-hour airport layover gives you plenty of time to think. And in my case I was staring out the window...

Big Sur: my own Blue Heaven

February 2, 2024
It's funny how inspiration appears out of nowhere. I once wrote a narrative poem called Blue Heaven while sitting at Nepenthe restaurant in Big Sur. Big Sur has...

The best travel tips ever

November 1, 2023
We travel all over the world. A lot. And we've experienced a few travel horrors along the way. But we've learned from them and today I'll share some of the travel...

Let the wisdom of sages guide you

September 12, 2023
Everything that is meant for you will find you. From people, to moments, to things. If it is for you, it will come. Trust. But to unlock it, you must first find...

Vacay mode is on!

July 31, 2023
This is my favorite classic car and I was thrilled to see one on the road Saturday, cruising on a California summer night with a line of other classics of all kinds....

What you need to know before you book that cruise: a Viking...

July 19, 2023
So I'll admit it: we are fans of Viking cruises. We think they're the best deal around for the highest quality cruise experience. And this Viking cruise review...

Why you don’t need anyone’s permission to grow

June 30, 2023
` When a friend posted this I recognized immediately the useful truth it contained. "Not everyone who started with you will finish with you." Yes, that is the way...

How DNA can unlock family mysteries

June 26, 2023
Who hasn't wondered where they are from? About their family history? Their ethnic background? About their DNA? This is the Sicilian town my mother's family is...

Could you live like this?

April 30, 2023
A lovely few days with our family in Boston, who were agreeable to enjoying some art and architecture. So that's what we did. Come on up the stairs! Welcome to...

How to make my favorite easy Maui salad

April 25, 2023
As warmer weather approaches, we begin to appreciate meals that are not only good for us, but refreshing. Here's the easy recipe for my favorite Maui salad --...

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