Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

Even 23 years after his death, I still miss my Dad. Memories of him came back when we traveled recently to the Southwestern US. Dad took six weeks off work twice - once to drive my three oldest siblings across the US, and again to take the three youngest years later. Dad was a family … Continue reading Remembering Dad on Father’s Day

Rafting the Grand Canyon, an adventure in the American Southwest

You wake early. A million stars shine overhead, with the smudge of the Milky Way clearly seen. An occasional bat darts by as it gathers its nocturnal meals, and you duck into your sleeping bag until the danger is past. You are on the trip of a lifetime - an adventure in the American Southwest … Continue reading Rafting the Grand Canyon, an adventure in the American Southwest

A Day on Safari in Londolozi

5 a.m. - a knock on the door. You respond quickly or the knock gets louder. If you've organized yourself the previously evening you dress quickly. If not, you fumble around sleepily for clothes, sunglasses and cameras. No time or need for makeup or hair styling. 5:20 a.m, - a quick cup of coffee on … Continue reading A Day on Safari in Londolozi

A Dream Journey – Jordan and Egypt 2012

Dedication We leave the U.S. on a very sad note as we lost our beloved sister-in-law Marilyn last week. Marilyn was an inspiration to all of us, from her everyday good nature and fun, to her mighty battle against cancer.  She will be missed more than words can say. Traveling to the Middle East Flight … Continue reading A Dream Journey – Jordan and Egypt 2012