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    Costa Rica Has Made a Birder Out Of Me

    Mar 15, 2015

    We saw it – the Resplendent Quetzal – one of the world’s most beautiful, and rare, birds. We were in the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica when Phil spied it high up in a tree. He got me so excited that my hands shook wildly as I snapped the photo. Here is another view of this splendid endangered bird:  « Read More »

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    Are we travelers or tourists?

    Feb 3, 2015

    What makes someone a ‘traveler’ versus a ‘tourist’? Whenever I read about it I get the impression that travelers are cool, but tourists, well, they go to tourist attractions. That was my husband’s reaction when I told him the next destination on Our Amazing Coast to Coast Road Trip….  « Read More »

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    Living The Dream

    Oct 13, 2014

    In the two years we’ve been full-time travelers, many people have told us we’re living their dream. But it didn’t start out as my dream. When my husband said, “Let’s sell the house and go traveling”, my response was, “ARE YOU CRAZY??” Here’s how he changed my mind….  « Read More »

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    6 Reasons To Travel With a 6-Year-Old

    Aug 15, 2014

    I guess you could say this wasn’t our first rodeo. We’ve taken a grandkid on an RV road trip with us before. Eleven years ago we made the trip from California to New Mexico with our now 22-year-old granddaughter Sierra.  « Read More »

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    Cowboy Boots – A True Story

    Jul 13, 2014

    The date was July 15, 1994….

    My girlfriend Carla and I attended singles’ events in San Francisco quite regularly. Singles’ events were all the rage before “on-line dating”. These events were often held at interesting venues, like the Asian Art Museum.  « Read More »