Seattle, Snow, and Starlight

Earlier today, I read an article on thewire.com about Amtrak Writer’s Residencies.  You can read the article yourself here. I think this is an awesome idea from Amtrak.  I would love to be able to participate in this opportunity, especially right now while I have the time.  I can think of all sorts of fun…

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I Forgot My Towel.

No, this isn’t a story about needing to dry off.  Rather it is a reference to Douglas Adams’ HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Earlier this month, I had a vacation planned to visit a dear friend in Illinois.  Both of us had been through some life changes recently and I planned to visit her over…

Aloha! Bonjour! Hello!

Welcome to my blog.  My grandfather used to say “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story”.  Well, I have some good travel stories that really ARE true.  I hope to have many more.  I’d like to share them with you, Gentle Reader.  I hope that you will want to share…