Tag Archives: travel

Call Me Mr. Sunshine

Photo by Zoltan Tasi Seven years ago, when the paint was still drying on my blog site, I was nominated for a start-of-the-summer Sunshine Blogger Award, “given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring.” I don’t do blogger awards … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business in the Year of the Tiger

My Featured Blogger this week is Randall Collis of Global Sojourns Photography. I know nothing about Randall, whose blog site description is simply “Photography & Philosophy,” except what I read and see. But that’s a lot. Enough to make me … Continue reading

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A Personal Gallery of Holiday Images

Like most people, my wife and I snap pictures of holiday memories, fall getaways, Thanksgivings, winter daytrips and, of course, Christmas — Trudy magically Christmafies our home every year. Here’s a gallery of images (minus family-only photos) we’ve captured during … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Felt That Feeling?

Originally posted on Josephine Wilkinson:
I last wrote of my trip to confirm if I should embark on a new adventure, a move to the sea with a friend who needs support. I was left in no doubt. It was…

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Noisy Neighbours

Originally posted on The Adventures Of…:
In life, sometimes you encounter episodes that are hard to describe, or for others to believe. One such episode, happened to me at Masai Mara, in Kenya. The park is themeing with wildlife. Wildlife…

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Wondrous Places!

Originally posted on Soopertravelers:
Sorry folks! I couldn’t post the last few months, as I got infected with COVID, and it took me some time to fully recover. Now that I am healthy again and have some time, I will…

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My Journey to Barcelona

Plaza Cataluña (xixerone.com) When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I’d decided to go to … Continue reading

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Big Dumb Guy

‘Endless Tunnel’ photo by Jaroslaw Blaminsky When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I’d … Continue reading

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I Miss the World

I grew up near the beach in Southern California. Honestly, I didn’t go all that often once I grew up. But the moment we moved away, I missed it. I missed knowing I could. This pandemic has made me feel … Continue reading

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Our Stay-Day-Vaycation

A Staycation Photoblog* *I caught a few typos after captioning the photos and uploading them (ahem, “Botatnical” garden?), and have no intention of going back and fixing them. It adds character, right? (Note: All photos except the first were taken … Continue reading

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