Author Archives: Steve Hanley

About Steve Hanley

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

The Flames Next Door


Carolyn and I are fans of the Moth Radio Hour on NPR where real people stand up before a live audience and tell a story from their life. Some are funny. Some are poignant. Some offer insights into our relationships … Continue reading

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The Accidental Tourists Invade Florida


  Our latest adventure captures the theme that has come to define our lives perfectly — go, see, do. You can find it in the words of Charles Kuralt located in the upper right corner of this page: “I see … Continue reading

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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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