Category Archives: Travel

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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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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Possibilities


I follow a blog entitled Where’s My Backpack?, written by a person who is an inveterate traveler. In today’s post, the author has this to say about the promise of a new year: The beginning of a new year fills … Continue reading

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At The Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference


My wife talked me in to attending the annual NEPCA conference at St. Michael’s College in picturesque Burlington, Vermont last weekend. Primarily, I was the designated driver for the weekend, as the location was about 4 1/2 hours from home … Continue reading

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Colors Of The Day


I love Fall when the forests turn to flame during foliage season. Scientists tell us that the reds and oranges of Autumn are always present in the leaves of the trees. They are just covered up by the green of … Continue reading

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A Weekend On The Beach In Rye, New Hampshire.


We have just returned from a weekend home exchange with a couple from Rye, New Hampshire, an historic and charming town that hugs the Atlantic coast 10 miles south of Portsmouth. The weather was ideal – mid 80’s during the … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Gift


17 years ago, Carolyn and I went to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. We planned to get married while we were there, but “The Judge” was always too busy to see us. I suspect that if we had come … Continue reading

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Sydney Is Simply Stunning


Sydney, Australia is one of the world’s great cities. It has a beautiful harbor like San Francisco, a thriving¬† Chinatown like New York, a mix of old and new architecture like London, and a vibrant performing arts culture like Paris. … Continue reading

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Life’s A Beach


The town of Manly is just 30 minutes north of Sydney, Australia by ferry. It is a town that caters to tourists and young professionals who make their living in the city but prefer to live in a place that … Continue reading

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A Night At The Opera


When you think of Australia, what image comes to mind? For most folks, it is the Sydney Opera House, that iconic building that stands on the shores of Sydney Harbor. There really is no structure quite like it anywhere else … Continue reading

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