Category Archives: Travel

Paranoia Runs Deep

Sometimes I feel like I’m shouting into the wind. Almost every day I read of yet another unspeakable incident that provokes my simmering outrage. And I guess that I hope that by speaking out, my small voice will be like a snowball … Continue reading

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Your Adventures Define You

I recently got to wondering about what distinguishes a safe, cautious, ordinary life from one filled with joys and glory that linger vividly and fondly in the memory forever. And I’ve concluded that it’s the willingness to put oneself out there and have adventures. … Continue reading

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A Birthday in the Life

Not all travels are far afield. Sometimes just getting out of the house to explore and enjoy the local sights and events can be an adventure in itself. So it was for Nancy’s birthday this past Saturday. I gave her … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Sedona

Now that summer is all but over, it’s time to swap vacation travel stories. Me first. For our holidays in late June, early July, Nancy and I flew down to the American southwest, always a favourite travel destination for our … Continue reading

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Celtic College 2013

I recently returned from attending summer camp. No, not one that involved canoeing, or campfires, or panty raids on the girls’ camp across the lake. This was a kind of music camp called Celtic College that is held in the … Continue reading

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Baltic Cruise 2009 – St. Petersburg, Russia (morning of day one)

As a young man, there were many world destinations I had hoped to visit in my lifetime. But while growing up, I never thought I’d ever get to Russia, let alone the historic city of St. Petersburg. It was closed … Continue reading

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Baltic Cruise 2009 – Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia is a little nation that sits at the eastern end of the Baltic Sea, where it narrows to the Gulf of Finland. Estonia has an exciting past that has been preserved for all the world to see in its … Continue reading

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