Monthly Archives: October 2013

Specters of Travel

“I never drink… wine. ” — Bela Lugosi Halloween is the second most profitable holiday, especially popular with costumers, candy makers and special event planners.  We should not be surprised then that there are some travel connections too. In Mexico, … Continue reading

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When You Have Arrived

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag “Wow. This is it. I am really here!” Or “It really looks just like that!” When was the last time you had either of those thoughts? A few … Continue reading

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Accidental Tourist or Intentional Traveler?

“It’s not by chance you write books telling people how to make trips without a jolt so they can travel to wonderful, exotic places and never be touched by them. Never feel they’ve left home. That traveling armchair isn’t just … Continue reading

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One Trip, Two Journeys

I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence –Robert Frost Today’s thoughts are not my own. They are re-blogged from RetireeDiary, a blog in which Michael Lai posts various photos he has taken with brief … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Investment

“I called an insurance company to get a quote. They gave me one of Oscar Wilde’s best.” ―Jarod Kintz, $3.33 When I first learned about life insurance as a child I thought it was a brilliant idea. Who would not … Continue reading

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