OBX: A Highway Runs Through It…NC Highway 12 and the paradise that surrounds it.
I am writing this final “chapter” on our trip to Spain during the Coronovirus crisis, when we, our friends in Spain and most of the world are sitting at home […]
Alhambra: Journey through a Complicated History When Andrea and I traveled to Spain last, we made a point to stay in Granada which was the heart of the Moorish Emirate […]
Oropesa: Catching our Breath With most of a summer behind us filled with other trips abroad for Andrea and the boys, nights by the fire pit, camps and excitement for […]
There was a time when she whispered in my ear as I fell asleep at night and then strolled majestically through my dreams like a bull across her golden rolling fields. In the quiet times of my days, she would beckon to me from across the vast ocean, making me long for the quiet of a Spanish cafe just before siesta.
A friend of ours once said, as she was struggling to stop procrastinating, get in the shower and then pack, “Vacation is over…I’m just going to sit here in my own stink.” That about sums up my feelings right now. I’ve written and re-written a couple of paragraphs talking about […]
For me, there are few things as wonderful and amazing as a tidal pool. When the fierce waters of the sea withdraw themselves from the beach, the leave these shimmering pools of water that are full of life and open to exploration. With each cycle, they change shape and form […]
As we got on the beach last night, I started to hear some high pitch noises. I frantically looked all around to find the dolphin that might be making that noise…it was would be way close to the shore if I was able to hear it, so I thought it […]
Greetings from North Wildwood! No matter what we do, we always seem to arrive in Wildwood late in the day, in spite of our best efforts. And, in doing so, we have settled into a ritual that has become almost sacred for Andrea and I. For the past three years, […]
Officially, I have broken my pledge to post at least one blog entry a week. It took nearly half the year before I slipped, but I did none-the-less. So, I’ll make up for it over the next couple of weeks. June was a weird month, to say the least. From […]