Category Archives: Adventures

Our Roamin’ Holiday Is Getting Closer


Carolyn retires at the end of June. For 20 years, all our vacations have been planned around her school schedule. Now for the first time in a long time, we get to go where we want, when we want. We … Continue reading

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Four Men And A Boat


  On the Wednesday after Labor Day, I went sailing from Newport to Block Island with three other men, Pete Noonan, Ken Anderson and Steve Carney. Back in the early 60’s, we all went to school together at Moses Brown … Continue reading

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Shelter Island


Carolyn has family who live on Long Island and we like to get over that way once a year if we can. The eastern end of Long Island is divided into two forks that look sort of like a swallow’s … Continue reading

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Block Island Redux


I love summer! Last week, we had a stretch of beautiful weather and my wife said “Hey, let’s go to Block Island overnight.” What a great idea! We got a last minute room at our favorite hotel, the 1661 House, … Continue reading

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Idyllic Long Beach Island


I can’t believe I lived on the Jersey shore at one point in my life and never heard of Long Beach Island. I mean, it’s hard to overlook a 22 mile long island! But when we got an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Weekend At Lime Rock


Lime Rock Park is one of America’s oldest race tracks. Nestled in the Litchfield Hills in northwestern Connecticut, it offers fans a chance to see racing up close from many different vantage points. The late John Fitch was one of … Continue reading

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Club Med Turks & Caicos


Carolyn and I have just returned from our annual mid-winter break. The destination this year was Club Med Turquoise located on Providenciales, one of the islands of Turks and Caicos. And where is Turks and Caicos, you ask? Well, it’s … Continue reading

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