Fairy Garden Wisdom
I love to travel and have been fortunate to visit many interesting and wonderful places around the globe. Travel allows you to meet people and experience their culture. Hopefully such experience expands one’s perspective of others, as well as providing context to what is genuinely important to all who share the planet we ride upon through our life journey.Read full story
The Galapagos On A Budget!
When travelers consider the Galapagos they think naturally of Darwin, remote islands , sea lions, marine iguanas, tortoises, and of course the infamous blue footed boobies. In the surrounding waters world class snorkeling and diving can be found giving opportunities to swim with giant turtles, hammerheads, manta rays, and tropical fish from the small to the intimidating painted in all colors of the spectrum.Read full story
Once a Packer Fan...Always a Packer Fan!!!!
As a long time, highly enthusiastic and blindly optimistic Packer Fan, with a heavy heart and a drooping Cheese Hat I must admit the season is officially over. As disappointing as this reality is, for a lifetime Packer fan of a certain age, I am fully prepared for what it will mean to be a Packer Fan this season moving forward. I have the benefit of experiencing Packer mediocrity between 1968-1991 and can rely upon the coping skills gleaned during that time when the Packers were considered the doormats of the NFL. I will regrettably share this now ancient wisdom for those fans who have known only success and high expectations, warranted by what our team achieved on the field.Read full story
Behind the Scenes at the Bart Starr Show
As a new Packer Season is upon us, every long-time fan has special memories regarding games attended at Lambeau, legendary players you have met, and experiences that you had that were only possible because you were a Packers Fan. One of my favorite memories was of my weekly attendance at the Bart Starr Show during the late 70s through the early 80s.Read full story
Is Disney World Still Magical After 45 Years?
Walt Disney World Welcome SignPublic Domain Pictures.net. I have promised my readers to take them with me as I embark on a year of adventure travels. An adventurer is more than a tourist, as adventure implies the unusual, the exciting, and the potential for danger. The danger in adventure travel could be likened to being as mild as shopping at Walmart on Black Friday to an actual life-threatening activity akin to doing any kind of household project with your spouse, the most dangerous of which would be wallpapering.Read full story
A Retirement Plan...For Real This Time!
For the past ten years, I have worked hard to cement my legacy as the Brett Favre of retirement in the field of education. After surviving a short stint as a School District Administrator at the “conclusion” of my educational career I informed my family and friends that I was retiring. We had a nice party and I settled into my Golden Years.Read full story