Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tour de France – la premiere parties (part one)

Prior to heading out onto The Camino, we are spending a few days in France getting acclimated.  Our travel agent at AAA recommended Toulouse, as it would be central to some places we want to see, all of which require … Continue reading

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Daze like this

Today was as long, if not longer than we expected.  We went through so many que lines, I felt like a mouse in an elaborate maze looking for cheese. Too many people too many shoes too many escalators ( 12 … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane…

So this morning is finally here.  Even though I can sleep in, I am up at the crack of dawn.  With any luck this will translate into being able to sleep on the plane.  The morning is soft and quiet … Continue reading

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Threads of Anxiousness

Any trip short or long involves some sort of anxiety, and being an accomplished procrastinator especially hightens the sensation.  Checklists are made, gear is organized, prepared and/or purchased.  Contingency plans are developed.  Responsibilities are transferred.  Life, oddly enough, seems to … Continue reading

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And the Fish Goes On…

As with all good things, they must come to an end…or at least be put on pause, until the next opportunity to engage in said good thing.  On our last day of fishing we awoke to heavy rainfall. At least … Continue reading

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Got Grapes?

Another rainy morning, but we head out all the same.  Ya never really know what it’s goining to be like till you get out there.  We reach the mouth of the bay and find a fleet of boats jigging for … Continue reading

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Rain Forest

I awake to the sound of a dog’s raspy bark that is quickly replaced by the soft and constant patter of rainfall on the surface of water outside my window. The sun has not risen, but the sky is far … Continue reading

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