It is hard to believe but as of August of this year, we have owned our midtown condo for ten years. Unbeknownst to me at the time, this was a … Continue Reading Our Condo – 10th Anniversary
I owe the inspiration for this post to Betty at Chambersontheroad.com who posted a while back about a special vacation spot that she and her family had gone to for … Continue Reading Montreat – 20 Things to Do
Several months ago, our youngest son asked us if we would accompany him and his family on a summer vacation to the Gulf Coast. Although he might not remember this, … Continue Reading Three Generation Summer Vacation
After my very busy travel year in 2019—a total of 22 separate trips—I was eager to once again hit the road early in 2020. But unlike the previous two years, … Continue Reading Travel Bust
Continued from Hawaii – Aloha! On Friday morning, we renewed our wedding vows on the beach outside our hotel, as I previously posted, before striking out on our next … Continue Reading Hawaii – Mahalo!
To celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary in December 2019, we took a trip to Hawaii, specifically to Honolulu. As we crossed the ocean having taken off from Seattle, I couldn’t … Continue Reading Hawaii – Aloha!
Continued from Travel 2019 – Another Go-Go Year! August I again had back to back trips. First up was another visit to Seattle, a 9-day trip to help my daughter … Continue Reading Travel 2019 – An Even More Go-Go Year!
I wrote last year how my first full year of retirement in 2018 was definitely a travel “go-go” year. Well turns out 2019 was an even bigger one! In fact, mid-year, … Continue Reading Travel 2019 – Another Go-Go Year!
2019 turned out to be a very good year. And for me, that was a bit surprising because I am much more partial to even numbered years than to odd … Continue Reading ♫ It Was a Very Good Year♫
October 31st 2018 marks the one-year anniversary of my retirement from full-time employment in the pharmaceutical industry. And I have to say I’ve been loving it! For the remainder of 2017, … Continue Reading I’m Loving It!
If all goes according to plan, in just about a year, I will be retired. However, as I heard someone say recently in a webinar I was listening to, I … Continue Reading I’m Retiring!
Previously, not once, but twice, I have written about what a special place Montreat is to me. It was my parents who started coming here in the 1950s and my … Continue Reading Montreat – A New Generation
Happy New Year! I thought I would start out the New Year reflecting back on the trips we took in 2015, some of which I wrote posts about last year … Continue Reading Travel 2015
On our vacation this year to North Carolina, I got to visit my favorite place in the whole world—Montreat. Just a short distance from Black Mountain and less than a … Continue Reading Dirk Pitt – Revisited!
Since my fondest memories growing up were from our summer family vacations, I wanted to make sure our own kids had happy vacation memories as well. And obviously, Montreat was … Continue Reading Family Vacations
Based on this vacation photo of me from when I was two, I guess you could say I have been going to Montreat for well over 55 years. And this … Continue Reading Montreat – An Extra Special Place!