TSA and the Cute Sequined Top

A Cautionary Tale My wife has a sequined top that she has worn while traveling a few times. I don’t believe there is anything seriously metallic in the sequins and it has made its way through a number of airport metal detectors. But on a recent trip all hell seemed to break out over thisContinue reading “TSA and the Cute Sequined Top”

Bitten By The Travel Bug

My First Night In Rome A Short Story Back in the spring of 1965 for high school graduation I went to Italy with a relative. It was the first time I had left the United States and it was to be a great adventure. The way things worked out as we traveled around I hadContinue reading “Bitten By The Travel Bug”

On A Bus in Brunei

Brunei is beautiful, friendly, safe and modern. This is a small country (Sultanate) located on the north coast of Borneo and fueled by energy – oil (black gold) and natural gas. Bandar Seri Begawan, is the capital of the Sultanate of Brunei. It is also the location of the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. The mosqueContinue reading “On A Bus in Brunei”

Seafood and Sunsets in the Keys

A Short Story A really long time ago one of our favorite stops in the Keys was the Islamorada Fish Company. It was actually a fish market on the Gulf side of Islamorada. There wasn’t much in the area and behind it were docks where fishing boats unloaded their catches for the market. The docksContinue reading “Seafood and Sunsets in the Keys”

Lost In Europe, a Volcano and Diving for Coins

A Short Story There are times when you experience something that just stays with you. This account involves a couple of things that still remain vivid to this day. In the 60’s while in the Mediterranean I spent a few days in Taormina, Sicily as part of a group of Navy divers. I think theContinue reading “Lost In Europe, a Volcano and Diving for Coins”