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!
Growing up, family vacations were a very special time for my three siblings and me. With our father being a minister and the additional weeknight and weekend activities that came … Continue Reading Vacations