Travel Destination: Dry Tortugas National Park

In 2012 we flew to Florida and drove down the Florida Keys to Key West. When planing our trip I discovered the Dry Tortugas, located about 70 miles from Key West, and decided to include that in our plans.  The Dry Tortugas is considered an underwater national park, and is 100 square miles in size. …

Coffee and Memories

Last week we ended our final road trip on Highway 1, at San Francisco, before heading  home.  We enjoyed coffee at a little shop in Union Square.  I shared my memories as we sat and took in the surroundings. Twenty five years ago I took a weekend visit with a good friend.  She shared with…

Vacation Anticipation

We’ve all hear the phrase “Anticipation is half the fun”. I don’t know where that came from, but I believe it’s true. As we plan for an upcoming adventure, I’m researching activities, the surrounding areas, the weather, and of course the food! I’ve got my handy and very extensive packing checklist so hopefully I don’t…

Sunset home

There is something beautiful and bittersweet about an amazing sunset at the end of a wonderful journey. As we traveled home from Florida a few years ago, we flew into the sunset heading home. Glorious …yet symbolic.