(Inspired Senior Living, April 2018) – Before I boarded, I knew surprisingly little about the Northwest Passage, except that it has more polar bears than humans – and no trees. As I read about the Arctic temperatures in August, and necessity to change schedule according to movements of floating ice, it became a powerful lure […]
(Waypoints Global, February 2018) – When you travel with a first aid kit, you quickly learn how often you need a bandage, something for stomach upset, or a small flashlight. I never travel without a first aid kit, often relying on the a homemade kit, often forgetting to replenish everything I used up on the last trip.
(Waypoints Global, February 2018) – It is a nuisance to reach up into the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you every time you want something from your bag. I always envy other passengers who travel lightly and seem to have everything at hand easily.
(Waypoints Global, November 2017) – A memorable phrase by Nietzche reminds us that the goal of life is to become who you really are. Combine that with the gift of time, relaxation, pampering, few decisions, exploring the unknown, and experiencing the opposite of what we encounter in our daily lives. If I made a list […]
(Waypoints Global, November 2017) – I stood on the edge of Hell’s Canyon, and even though it sounds like the beginning of a murder mystery, it is one of the major tourist pulls in the Coeur D’Alene, Idaho area. After boarding a 29 ft. boat with Snake Dancer Excursions, we traveled fifty miles upriver even […]
(The Canadian Jewish News, August 2017) – Even though we travelled to the Northwest Passage last year in late August and early September, the tendrils of winter had already reached us, bringing six days of snow, heavy rain and ice…
(Waypoints Global – November 2017) – There are many different noise machines to choose from, but not many small and portable enough to bring with you. Promising “a better night’s sleep and sound masking through science,” the Lectro Fan micro is tiny enough to toss in your case if you are predicting a noisy location.
(Waypoints Global, November 2017) – I used to dread flying. Not because I was afraid to fly, but because my ears would instantly plug up after taking off giving me a major headache. It was even worse descending. Sometimes my ears stayed plugged for days, even weeks.