Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chasing Myself

My first trip to Florida included a drive out to see Cape Canaveral where the space shuttles set off for the moon and elsewhere in the upper atmosphere. I was thinking fondly about the Andy Astronaut picture book I had

Posted in Just for Fun

Ethiopia again

You want more on Northern Ethiopia?  Truly it was the self esteem with which people carried themselves  that stood out the most.  More?  Hmm… I liked the shoulder dancing but it tired me out.  And the ululations were all right once

Posted in World Glimpses

Rental cars

Do I have any tips about renting cars? Advance purchase is almost ALWAYS going to get you the best deal. Sometimes you can get a good deal with or I have had great and awful experiences with many companies.

Posted in Travel Know How


1991 Seattle. After being stuck up for money by a panhandler mob at an out of the way car park, I didn’t think anything else was going to register about that trip. But looking back, there were two standout activities.

Posted in Found in the USA