posts from category: Adventures

Drama at the Drive Thru

For years, both Rayman and myself have always turned into a Starbucks parking lot, turned off the motor to the car, unbuckled our seatbelts, opened the car doors, put one foot in front of Theo ither and headed into the … Keep Reading…

A Zodiac Kind of Day

First thing this morning was snorkeling with the sea lions.  We passed.  This activity started at 7:45 a.m.  And we were advised that sea lions are playful creatures and like to nip.  No nipping is needed as I have the … Keep Reading…

Sperm Count

Yessireeeee.  We spent our Monday morning counting sperm.  Whales that is.  As luck would have it our ship sailed right into a group of sperm whales, mothers and daughters.  The way the crew knew they were sperms as opposed to … Keep Reading…

We Are Loving Portland

It is cold, it is damp, it is gray.  There is that. The flip side is that it is fun learning how to get around (I’m hopelessly confused as previously reported).  No wonder I did not excel at bridge, the … Keep Reading…

Travails with the Traveling Princess

Let me start this confession with a confession.  Boy, did I screw up. And now let me say it was not my fault…exactly.   And now this. On Saturday morning, we left the hills of Camarillo with our Dog House … Keep Reading…

Dia de los Muertos

On a big, bright, sunny, north-of-the-equator-a-bit kind of morning, a pause must be taken to drink in all the delights of Mexico. I know many of my friends would not and will not come here for all sorts of reasons. … Keep Reading…