Category Archives: Travel

Airports, trips, vacations

Showboat

It was more than we could resist. We had just been talking about how long it had been since we had been on a riverboat and how we need to get out and do something. Then an email came offering … Continue reading

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Following Directions

Unlike a man, I know how to ask for directions. Also, unlike a man, I follow the directions even if they get me lost. I needed to go to Fall Creek Falls, a Tennessee State Park. I’d never been there before … Continue reading

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The Scenic Train Ride

While we were on vacation in Colorado, my sister was looking through travel brochures and found a narrow gauge train trip. “This should be fun,” she said, “Let’s do it.” I was already tired of sight-seeing. But anything would be … Continue reading

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Rocks and More Rocks

Last year I went on an auto trip to the state of Colorado. After crossing the flat nothingness of Kansas, we had our first glimpse of the Rocky Mountains, which seemed to spring up out of the plains like a blue … Continue reading

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Jack Daniels

It was on a Tuesday that we decided to visit Jack Daniels Distillery. Jack Daniels, in case you have never heard of him, was a whiskey maker back in the day. He learned his skill when he left home while … Continue reading

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London Series

Riding the wave of the current interest in London due to the shooting incident, I’m posting links to a series of columns I wrote several years ago when I was fortunate enough to visit. The London Series This is a … Continue reading

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Deep Sea Fishing 101

The first and most important part of deep-sea fishing is that you must be at the sea. If you live within driving distance, that is not a problem. We inlanders must limit our deep-sea experiences to vacations. While most ladies … Continue reading

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The Adventurer

I used to think that I would like to be an adventurer. I would go to South America and travel the muddy Amazon in a dugout canoe, outrunning any crocodiles that might show their ugly heads. I would camp out in … Continue reading

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I Want to go to Hershey

I want to go to Hershey. Do you know where it is? If you can’t find it, just follow your nose. The whole town smells like chocolate and even the street lights look like chocolate kisses.  What I really want, is … Continue reading

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Climbing Dunn River Falls

I will never forget the last time I was in Jamaica. Yeah, it’s true – nobody believes me – but I’ve actually been there. I can hardly contain my enthusiasm at the thought of going back. Is that the Caribbean Island … Continue reading

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