Category Archives: Adventure

Summer Reads: The Overstory

THE OVERSTORY, by Richard Powers This book swept me away. I mean, lost deep in the forest, and not wanting out, swept away. At 512 pages, this was not a short or easy read, and it shouldn’t be. This is … Continue reading

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Remember the Time… We Jumped, Because We Could?

This post is from two years ago. A friend reminded me of it, and I thought I’d repost. It’s always humbling to re-read something and find the typos you missed; it’s fun to see what you would edit and change. … Continue reading

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Bula Vinaka, Matangi! Magic in Fiji– Part I

“Bula means hello, good, welcome… it has many meanings, but all things that are good. “ Marica (Maretha) patiently explained to me, my second night in Fiji. “Vinaka is thank you, but it also has many meanings. Together, they mean … Continue reading

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It’s About the Bread and Buttah… And Yes Peter, I’m Talking to You

I’ve owned this before: I watch reality TV. More specifically, I’m addicted to a Bravo fan. I’ll concede that I watch more than one of the Real Housewives series; I love Andy Cohen and his late night show, and I even … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Just Jump!

Talk about late for the party! It’s been another crazy week of things that keep me from writing. As you can see from Rochelle’s photo, I had the wonderful fortune to meet up with Amy Reese, a fellow Ficitoneer, when … Continue reading

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Incredible Iceland, Part 2.

If you read part 1 of my amazing trip to Iceland, with my seventeen year old son, Little Man, then you know that we were on a break-neck schedule, and that Iceland was so much more than we ever expected. If … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: All Is Lost

Join us each week for the best in writing and fellowship. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields herds this merry group of Kool cats, with a weekly photo prompt and a reminder to: play nice, be respectful, and do your best work. Flash fiction at its best! … Continue reading

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The Undersea World of Belize… A Dream Come True!

My first post about Belize focused on the amazing things happening from a boat, from the land, above. However, this trip was all about the water, and what was under the water was beyond amazing! Part II of our trip … Continue reading

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Un-Belize-able!

Note: I’ve been having trouble posting photos to my blog for weeks. I’ve been working on the problem, and think I’ve solved it, but it kept me from posting all week. Our recent trip to Belize demands photos! This is part … Continue reading

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Remembering Nelson Mandela on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

It’s taken me weeks to get to this: Mandela. The irony of it coming on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday isn’t lost on me… though, some might argue it’s not ironic at all. Don’t ask Alanis Morissette about that–only … Continue reading

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