Adjectives and Superlatives

My wife makes chicken almost every week, much to my protestation. It's not that I hate chicken, I just dislike the majority of factory...

Once Upon a Time, part 3

Travelling with the right person trumps travelling alone by far. There is no comparison. While my husband and I have a friendly...

"Rhythms"

"Energy moves in waves. Waves move in patterns. Patterns move in rhythms. A human being is just that: energy, waves, patterns, rhythms....

The Road

"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget." Cormac McCarthy If it seems that road trips are part...

Once Upon a Time, part 2

When I was younger, one of my life goals was to fill my passport before it expired. I haven't achieved that yet, but I've come close. ...

CHOICES

One of the nice things about being unencumbered, mobile even, is the ability to go anywhere or do anything pretty quickly. Mexico for the...

12 months

"Time and Tide wait for no man"- Geoffrey Chaucer Looking at our lives in reverse is a bit like watching SportsCenter on monday morning...

STUCK

"Where are all the good people dead: In the heart? Or in the head?" - Debi Newberry My Grandmother died a few months ago. I hadn't...

An ending, a beginning

Our calendar year of "travelling" has come to an end, but the reality is we are always travelling. We have always viewed travelling as...

Tacos and Dreams

This is only partly about dreams... it's really about me going to Mexico and eating stuff that I shouldn't have. We took a last minute...

Once Upon a Time part 1

One of our recent conversations was a trip down memory lane, rating our past trips and saying which destination was our favorite. It's...

Travel Interrupted

(written and edited over 3 months) The world is broken. It's been hard to be motivated to write, when it feels like the so much is in...

"Enjoy the Show"

It's hard to describe the last 4 months of life for me. I've felt excitement, stress(more than usual) frustration, worry....and that's...

A Weekend of Mourning

Today I pulled up the calendar on my phone, and in super bold letters with an exclamation mark, it told me that I was supposed to be in...

Claustrophobic

I'm starting to go stir crazy. Being cooped up here in the condo for 4 weeks is starting to take it's toll. For whatever reason, this...

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

What's that saying? "When the going gets tough, the tough get going". Only now it's "when the going gets tough, we all stay inside". ...

Virtual Travel, anyone?

It’s been disappointing to see the calendar days role by with the cool places we were supposed to visit still mapped out on them. Amidst...

Quarantine

Our "drop dead" deadline has now come and gone, and we are still here. Arizona has now been in a state of emergency for 2 weeks. While...

The Feels, Part 3: "COVID-19"

The world is awash in panic. Businesses are shuttered. People are hoarding supplies, freaking out about staying away from people,...

Topsy Turvey Waiting Game

Well, as everyone is well aware, the last few weeks have been very topsy turvey. Coronavirus is wreaking havoc with all of our lives,...