Category Archives: Travel

Audible Call Saves a Conversation

Something audible is heard.  But calling an audible is something to be done. An audible in football changes a play at the line of scrimmage.  The quarterback reads the defense, recognizes an opportunity then calls an audible, a different play … Continue reading

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Faith, Friends and Fortitude

“A wife of noble character, who can find?  She is worth far more than rubies.“  Proverbs 31:10 I hadn’t hugged her for years.   Not because of a jealous mate, but because one of us had cooties.  Lin had bad blood … Continue reading

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Bucket List Trips With Parents Were Worth It

Note: We’re in the season of Mother’s and Father’s Days.  This story appeared in several newspapers and magazines.  I wanted to share it again.  Dedicated to parents. I don’t remember my parents pursuing fun.  They worked too hard.  Nor did … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter on Flight Opens Door

Hey folks, though I’ve fallen behind on posting that doesn’t mean I haven’t been writing. Or bothering my wife and kids. Or strangers.  On a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Denver the kids sat somewhere behind me and I was … Continue reading

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Cross-country road trip tests family harmony

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain   What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.  Just ask my siblings … Continue reading

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Road tripping beats mall shopping

Category:                            Road-trip Anxiety Level:                   Prepacking Stress – High Level of Difficulty:            Easy (once I’m driving) Results of Blowing It:      Family counseling I love a good road-trip, especially desert driving.  We’ll cross Nevada, a scant 320 miles, en route to … Continue reading

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