Category Archives: Travelin’ On : Exploring the World

Honoring the Orlando Victims

Vacation.  It’s a magical word.  I mean, what else can alleviate stress, recharge batteries, ignite new interests, and engender new experiences all just by stepping into your life?  Well, actually, all just by spending hundreds of dollars on travel expenses … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Out of Town

Last weekend, J and I went on a quick trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico and Fort Collins, Colorado.  Initially, I was not going to participate on this adventure; J was going to a cousin’s wedding in Fort Collins with … Continue reading

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Turning 34

Last week, I turned 34.  And I have a completely valid theory about birthdays.  I have long believed the quality of the birthday itself is a direct indication of the kind of year ahead.  A good birthday means a good … Continue reading

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Sailing Adventure

I was born in the wrong century. Okay, maybe I wasn’t.  Because I do know how physically demanding a life at sea was in the centuries before the development of the steam engine.  And I doubt I would survive if … Continue reading

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Elation from Vacation

Elation from Vacation I am an educator.  And part of my job does entail coming up with catchy phrases that rhyme.  I apologize in advance for blog post titles that reflect this sacred duty. But before I head off on … Continue reading

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What Happens Now

So what happens now?  My incredible 14-night cruise around Cape Horn has come to an end, and reality will be returning any minute. As I have said, in more than one location and in more than enough goo and mush, … Continue reading

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Thinking at Sea

This particular post was written while I was on vacation in South America.  Due to internet issues, I have not been able to post this blurb until now.   A 14-night cruise leaves lots of time for exploring, eating, drinking, … Continue reading

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