Tag Archive | travel

Questions in the Car (or The Long Trip Home)

Are bricks more expensive than concrete? Why do people keep mules? Why are there so many buildings around here that are falling down? What if the jungle contains a virus that would kill the entire human race and we go down and log off the Amazon and release it? It would serve us right. You […]

Fellowship

“It seemed to them that they did little but eat and drink and rest, and walk among the trees; and it was enough.” (J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring) I spent the weekend in an old-growth forest in mountains not far from the Pacific Ocean. It’s a place where the trees are tall and […]

Five Firsts

You’re never too old to do something for the first time.  Here are five things I’ve done for the first time this year: 1) Traveled to San Diego and back by car.  It gave me a new appreciation of California.   2). Petted a dolphin!  (They are so soft and squishy. :))     3) […]

Why We Love It Here

So, we’re back from two nights camping; just enough time to water everything well, do the laundry, and pick some fruit to freeze for yummy desserts in winter. Then we go exploring for one more night and pick up Son. Our first night we considered a campground right along the beach, but I have a […]