Today, I almost sacrificed my flip flop to the Atlantic Ocean. After I dropped everything and dove into the surf after a shoe, I wondered 2 things: Should I own more than 1 pair of flip flops? and How far do you think my flip flop would’ve gotten, if I had just watched it float away? […]
I hadn’t been at my new home for 2 hours when a friend of mine texted and asked when he could visit. Truthfully, he could have flown in the next day because I hadn’t been around people for a week, and was ready to be surrounded by laughter again. Instead, I asked him to give […]
It’s all in the journey, isn’t it? I mean that in both a literal and figurative way. The physical act of moving, whether it’s through exercise or relocation, adds perspective. Doubly so, when you do it alone. I just made one such journey. Heading Out If you missed it, I packed everything up and moved […]
Part of the reason I travel is food. I really want a fantastic culinary experience wherever I find myself. This month, I am in Colorado, and I decided to find five events that would tickle my fancy and taste buds, and leave me with fantastic summer food memories as I cruise out of Colorado and […]
This article may contain affiliate links that support my home and blog at no additional cost to you. For more information, please visit my disclosures page. I spent May 16-31 in Prague. I had the wonderful experience of living in a neighborhood with a couple for the entire time. My experience was heightened by not […]
What I packed to take to Prague, what I could have left at home, and what I should have packed instead. If you’re headed overseas, start here for packing advice.
The great columnist Dave Barry has a habit of saying “I’m not making this up.” Allow me to borrow that phrase. Just four days after completing my previous blog about my many adventures in holiday travel, I was on my way to Branson, MO for a fun Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends when I […]
Traveling for the holidays has been a way of life for me for all of my adult life. While it’s wonderful to see friends and families at this time of year, some years it has required a special kind of perseverance. There was the year that I was flying back from Dallas to Salt Lake […]