Category Archives: Travel

Speaking of Travel

Our January muse sent out a question today, asking about our preferred mode of travel. My mind immediately went to a meme that makes me smile whenever I see a version of it. My second, more rational thought was, “First … Continue reading

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The Saga of Rosy and June: Unexpected Friendship

Rosy and June were strangers. They lived in different countries with life stories having little in common. Rosy was born and raised in Texas. June was born and raised in England. Rosy married a guy from her hometown and never … Continue reading

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Road Trip Flashback

The story you are about to read took place at The Point, a restaurant on Bomber Road, just west of Lockheed Martin. If you are not familiar with The Point on Lake Worth, let me introduce you to one of … Continue reading

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That Last Hundred Meters!

Okay! If you’ve ever watched a foot race of any length, you’ve likely seen more than one runner straining to make that last hundred meters. Whether it is to better their own time, catch the runner in front of them … Continue reading

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Of Altitude and Attitude: Challenging Our Waistlines

As a regular reviewer of restaurants on TripAdvisor* and other sites, I cannot leave the story of our Rocky Mountain excursion without mentioning the food. First, hat’s off to my long-time friend and Rocky Mountain regular, Scott Windham. Scott made … Continue reading

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Of Altitude and Attitude: 12K and Windy

We met some lovely people on this Rocky Mountain adventure. Two of the nicest were a couple of gals about our age but in better high altitude shape. We met them waiting for the park and ride shuttle at Bear … Continue reading

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Of Altitude and Attitude: Bear Lake and Beyond

As chronicled in A Rocky Mountain Story, Bear Lake was “closed” when we attempted to visit it the first time. Our second try was more successful, but the start of our day made one wonder if we were in for … Continue reading

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Of Altitude and Attitude: A Rocky Mountain Story

All right, before the grammar hawks start swooping in trying to take my scalp for using altitude when I meant elevation, it’s a play on words, not a scientifically correct title! Anyway, my attitude at altitude on this trip was … Continue reading

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Hill Country for the Holidays

What would you think if you read that Texas is home to one of the best vacation spots in the United States?  You might ask what the writer was drinking when he wrote that comment.  Be that as it may, … Continue reading

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Surviving Cancun?

Cancun and the rest of the Rivera Maya have been one of my favorite vacation destinations for the last 15 years.  My wife and I have stayed in the Cancun, Playa Del Carmen or Puerto Aventuras more than a dozen times since … Continue reading

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