Category Archives: Happy Travel Stories

Happy Day of the Dead

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~ Richard Puz I have been fascinated with the Day of the Dead celebration for decades. I really love the way this celebration extends … Continue reading

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Annual Bucket List Update

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ Jawaharial Nehru There are two … Continue reading

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A Whale Adventure in Baja – Part 2

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams. ~ Donovan Bailey Last week I wrote part 1 of my whale adventure in Baja in the Gray Whale calving grounds … Continue reading

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A Whale Adventure in Baja – Part 1

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ Jawaharial Nehru I’m a nomad, … Continue reading

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A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza-Borrego)

A Real Vacation – Part 1 (Anza-Borrego) We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around … Continue reading

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World’s Best Travel Locations – Part I

World’s Best Travel Locations – Part 1 Wherever you go, go with all of your heart. ~ Confucius I got asked again today, a question that I frequently get asked, where is the favorite place you’ve ever traveled?   It’s a … Continue reading

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Happy Travel Stories: Petra

Happy Travel Stories: Petra Wherever you go, go with all of your heart. ~ Confucius So I’ve been thinking recently about starting a new series of posts.  I have lots of little stories from my travels, things that happen that … Continue reading

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The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are. ~ … Continue reading

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Krewe of the Bosom Buddies – 2020

Krewe of the Bosom Buddies – 2020 Mardi Gras, baby. Mardi Gras. Time when all manner of weird shit cuts loose and parties down. ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon At Mardi Gras, one of my favorite parades is a walking parade in … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend

The World’s Most Dangerous Reverend No great art has ever been created without the artist having known danger ~ Rainer Maria Rilke So the other night I got tagged in a Facebook post by my friend Mark who I hiked … Continue reading

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