A couple of weeks ago, my siblings and I got together for our annual Sibling Sabbatical—aka, SibSab—a time when the four of us get together to enjoy each other’s company … Continue Reading SibSab 2018
My next stop after the Cheese Museum in Alkmaar was the Beer Museum but unfortunately on my Monday travel day, it did not open until 2:00 PM. So for the … Continue Reading Alone in Amsterdam for the Third Time! (Part 2)
While it is always nice to be in Amsterdam, particularly during tulip season, sadly this is the third year in a row I have been alone in Amsterdam. The occasion … Continue Reading Alone in Amsterdam for the Third Time! (Part 1)
In the middle of March, I got an unexpected chance to visit with my brother for about six hours while we were both in New Jersey for an abbreviated version … Continue Reading Mini BroGo
In January, I got the wonderful opportunity to travel to Seattle to meet my newest grandson, our fourth grandchild. Here I am holding him for the very first time when … Continue Reading Granddaddy Times Four
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know each year I chronicle all the trips I took in the prior calendar year. Usually this is one of … Continue Reading Travel 2017
For some time now, I have been thinking about what should be my first road trip after I retire. Just to be clear, I am not talking about a road … Continue Reading First Road Trip
Unless you’ve seen the movie, Sideways, or read the book by the same name, this blog post title may not make sense to you. But as unlikely as it may … Continue Reading Sideways in Georgia
The last weekend in July/first week in August my wife and I finally took a long overdue vacation. With me still working full time, most of my vacation days each … Continue Reading Finally, a Vacation!
Having been to Amsterdam 29 times over more than a 20 year period, it seemed appropriate to explore beyond the quaint and serene canals of Amsterdam. Typically before I teach … Continue Reading Amsterdam and Beyond
There must be a word to describe someone who has traveled to a city so many times, that they know it almost as well as the town in which they … Continue Reading Amsterdam – Not a Visitor or a Resident
On my springtime trip to the West coast, not only did I get to visit with my daughter, son-in-law and grandson in Seattle, but I also flew down to San … Continue Reading Two Days in San Francisco
On my recent “Granddaddy” trip to Seattle in the spring of 2017, I got a chance to visit a museum I had wanted to explore previously. In August 2013, my … Continue Reading Museum of Flight
The first weekend in May, I got together with my three siblings for our annual SIBSAB—the once a year event when just the four of us go off by ourselves … Continue Reading SIBSAB XI – 2017
I thought I would start out the New Year as I have done before reflecting back on the trips we took in 2016, some of which I wrote posts about … Continue Reading Travel 2016
Back in September, I took my new Subaru WRX out on her first road trip. Ever since I took delivery of the WRX in May 2016, I have wanted to … Continue Reading 1st Road Trip!