Pools and Tolls In Florida

Pools and Tolls In Florida

Last week, I wrote about our visit to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Now, here are a few more observations from a week in the Sunshine State… You can’t help but smile when you leave behind a place where it’s 35 degrees and a few hours later get...
Road Trip: Kennedy Space Center

Road Trip: Kennedy Space Center

  Ever since I became fascinated by the space program in my youth, I have wanted to visit the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Last week, that dream became reality when Martha and I spent a full day there. I had no idea the KSC is so huge — two hundred...
Road Trip: Los Angeles

Road Trip: Los Angeles

My wife and I have several friends in the Los Angeles area, but when we went there last week to celebrate her retirement, we didn’t tell any of them we’d be in town. Instead, we stayed a twosome the whole time, except when she had to recharge her shopping...
Road Trip: Florida

Road Trip: Florida

Notes from a weekend in Florida to play poker and visit cousins… Instead of staying at a casino hotel, I got a room at a place on the beach so I could dip my toes in the Atlantic, go for a walk along the shore, and soak up some sun each morning. As always, my...
Hotel Rumination

Hotel Rumination

I know couples that like to “get away” from home by staying at a hotel. They go downtown, have dinner, go to the hotel, spend the night, get up and have breakfast, then go home. I don’t get it. You were 20 minutes from your house, where everything...
As Seen And Heard In LA

As Seen And Heard In LA

A few observations from my latest trip to Los Angeles, where I played poker, visited friends, and ate some good food: The hotel I stayed in was a few doors down from a cat cafe, where you pay $25 for the privilege of sitting on an area rug with stray cats and kittens...