Category Archives: Travel

Sun Valley to Missoula

What I love about a road trip: the heart, already full from a place just discovered, quickens in anticipation of another place, new, just up the highway a bit. We downed our morning coffee and headed north out of Sun … Continue reading

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Friends in high places: Sun Valley

I don’t know if it was the altitude or the company or something in the water. Whatever it was, I’ll have more, please: our week in Sun Valley positively glowed. Maybe it was all the flowers. Everywhere we looked! Or … Continue reading

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Paying respects.

I haven’t read every word Ernest Hemingway wrote, but I’ve read enough to know that he was the real deal. A king among knaves, on the page at least. In my flippant teens and twenties, I fatuously waved him aside … Continue reading

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And Santa Monica, briefly.

If you have enough kids and grandkids, you can be gone almost every weekend. This time it was Santa Monica. James turned ten! He was king for the weekend. But never forget that the CE remains emperor! James and I … Continue reading

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San Francisco, briefly.

Gimps like me need not apply to leave their hearts in San Fran. Those hills, guys! But that city by the sea does have its charms. And I would travel to the ends of the earth to buy this guy … Continue reading

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Let’s just call it a “nor-eater”.

Well, you didn’t expect us to starve during the storms, did you? Lies I tell myself while it’s sneeting, that odious weather condition between sleet and snow: “I’m burning more calories in the cold.” “No one can see how fat I … Continue reading

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Nor sleet nor snow nor’easter…

…can keep us from having a fantastic time in NYC. Weather or not, we had way big fun in the city this trip. We were there for not one, but two nor’easters. Flew out just a few hours ahead of … Continue reading

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