A Road Like No Other

A Short Story The Hogsback on Route 12 in Utah Last summer we spent a couple of weeks checking off items on our bucket list in the National Parks of Utah. We rented a car in Salt Lake City, toured the parks and dropped off the car in Los Vegas. After leaving Capital Reef NationalContinue reading “A Road Like No Other”

Florida’s Fossil Reef Park

A Short Story Discovering Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Over the past few decades when visiting the Florida Keys we would drive past a dirt road with a locked chain link fence on Windley Key in the upper Keys. A number of years ago the gate, while still locked, displayed a new signContinue reading “Florida’s Fossil Reef Park”

Flash Mob In Vienna

A Short Story A Surprise on a Wednesday Afternoon Last month on a trip across Northern Europe we spent a day in Vienna. While walking thru the center of town near St. Stevens we notice groups of young people coming into the square from numerous directions. It seemed odd but it was obvious something wasContinue reading “Flash Mob In Vienna”

Tales of the Lionheart

Sailing Up The Danube In Europe I am like a kid in a candy store. I do love history and here it comes at you from every direction. Two days ago we were on a boat west of Vienna on the Danube and glided past the ruins of Durnstein Castle. In western legends there are aContinue reading “Tales of the Lionheart”

Budapest 23 October 1956

The Passage of Sixty Plus Years A Time That Hungary Remembers It’s October 23rd and we are in Budapest sitting in a restaurant. A young couple come in and sit at the table next to us. The young lady is attractive and from what I gather is speaking Hungarian to the waitress when she approaches.Continue reading “Budapest 23 October 1956”

Going To Somerset Bridge

Bermuda’s Famous Somerset Bridge A short Story As part of a recent cruise we spent two days in Bermuda and struck out early to see all we could. The first day we made it by ferry to Hamilton, where we spent the morning, took a bus out to St. George for lunch and a ferryContinue reading “Going To Somerset Bridge”