Yearly Archives: 2016

Itinerary for Germany

This is a 2.5 week itinerary from a trip this year (2016) to Germany. I had been to the Rhineland decades earlier so this loops from Frankfurt to Munich to Berlin to Hamburg and back with a lot in between. I

Posted in Thinking Travel

Berkeley break

Berkeley, California. (The question––would I spend more time in San Francisco or combine it with Berkeley? I love San Francisco, but if you have a week, I would suggest beginning or ending with a couple of days in Berkeley.) Berkeley

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Mount Desert Island

MAINE. Mount Desert Island is one of my favorite summertime destinations. I have a routine there. In Acadia National Park, I camp at Blackwoods Campground, by the ocean. I camp in a tent and while not overlooking the sea, my

Posted in Found in the USA


Swinging in my chair, and Stirring my coffee again. Cigarette smoke permeates; Lung disease won’t scare here.          ♠ From just across the river, bullets had sprayed these streets. Over the years, people had run With their groceries

Posted in Just for Fun


Croatia. When Yugoslavia imploded, the City of Vukovar was under frequent attack. In 1991, the hospital was bombed so that the basement was all that was left. That basement, without beds and without most everything else, served as the “hospital” during the

Posted in World Glimpses