Author Archives: Steve Hanley

About Steve Hanley

Totally enamored with my family, my grandkids, and seeing the world.

Truckin’ With Dead & Company At Fenway Park


On Sunday, June 18, Carolyn and I went to a Dead & Company concert at Fenway Park. Many thanks to Carolyn’s brother, Steven Fortuna, for supplying us with tickets. We were seated roughly where Xander Bogaerts usually plays shortstop for … Continue reading

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Follow In My Wake: Dennis Connor And Stars & Stripes 1987


This story was originally published on Ecoworldly While visiting Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, I had a chance to sail on Stars & Stripes 1987, the 12 Meter yacht that played such an important part in America’s Cup history. … Continue reading

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Catching Up With The Hanley Clan In Sydney


Carolyn and I spent most of January lolling on the beach in ¬†Australia and visiting the Hanley clan at their digs in the Pyrmont section of Sydney. Mostly, we got to spend time with the two grandkids, Helena, age 6, … Continue reading

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Discovering Cinque Terre, The Italian Riviera


We ended our Italian holiday with a 5 day visit to Cinque Terre — 5 historic villages clinging to the hillsides that rise up from the Mediterranean Sea on Italy’s west coast between Genoa and Rome. These ancient villages are … Continue reading

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In Which We Stumble Upon Lake Maggiore


From Lake Orta, we intended to go to Maranello to visit the home of Ferrari. The day before leaving, we sat down with Wanderio — a fabulous app that instantly reveals how to get from anywhere to somewhere else anywhere … Continue reading

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Isola San Giulio


Just a few hundred yards offshore from Orta stands Isola San Giulio. Built as a monastery, it was once controlled by the diocese of Sardinia, back in the days before the unification of Italy. Today, it still houses an order … Continue reading

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Magical Orta Steals Our Hearts Away


We spent 10 days of our Italian idyll exploring the country’s Lakes Region. Much like the Finger Lakes in New York, the northwest corner of Italy near the Swiss border has a number of deep gashes in the landscape carved … Continue reading

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