Category Archives: USA Travel

A Day of Inspiration

April 30, 2019 This morning, my brother and I headed to the Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, while our sisters explored the The Ringling in Sarasota. Regardless of destination, we all wished we’d had more time there. The highlight of this … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Island and Everglades City

April 28 – 29, 2019 We’re quite pleased with our lodging, a four-bedroom home in Palma Sola that we found on VRBO. It’s located in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance of Palma Sola Bay, near Bradenton, Florida, but with the screened-in saline pool, we might want to spend most of our time here. It’s […]

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Homosassa Wildlife

April 27, 2019 After leaving our aunt and uncle’s home this morning, we headed south to Bradenton, FL. We contemplated stopping for lunch on the way in Hernando Beach, but weren’t sure we’d be satisfied. Still, I kind of wish … Continue reading

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Family Warms the Heart

April 25 and 26, 2019 This is a family trip, with the primary impetus being a visit to my aunt and uncle in Hernando Beach, Florida. My brother and I had visited them several years ago, when I first started … Continue reading

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The Joy of Lists!

January, 2019 Several years ago I started using a checklist for our trips. I won’t say that it prevents all problems, but it certainly reduces them. I use an Excel spreadsheet ( reflects my background as an accountant/business manager). I’m … Continue reading

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Frozen Waters Five: Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

August, 2016 The largest tidewater glacier in North America, Hubbard Glacier is named for Gardiner Green Hubbard, a founder and first president of National Geographic. (This may be the most links I’ve ever had in one short sentence.) The 76 … Continue reading

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Frozen Waters Four: Glacier Bay, Alaska

August, 2016 Before going to Glacier Bay, we took a train ride on the White Pass & Yukon Railway, from Skagway to the Canadian border. The route took us between mountains where we saw several glaciers. When explored by Captain George … Continue reading

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