Tag: adventure

Apollo – and the Moon – Prevails

Apollo, the Moon – and the American Spirit Prevails!

Though everyone can recite Neil Armstrong’s “one small step for man, one giant step for mankind”, as he stepped onto the surface of the moon…arguably the most famous Apollo flight was riddled with mistakes – and aptly named Apollo Thirteen.… ...

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The Characteristic of Curiosity

Curiosity makes you smart, silly, and sensational. Curiosity helps you retain Wonder, which is grand! Curiosity drives knowledge growth, which can never hurt… Yet, “curiosity killed the cat” Yikes! Splat!

Curiosity didn’t kill Curious George, a monkey of a kid-like character who got into constant trouble – enough to fill dozens and dozens of books since 1973.… ...

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Spender Bender

My husband and I saved money after gaining it the good old-fashioned American way:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAMRXqQXemU

We moved to the land of Opportunity that California was in 1979, a bit behind the steep climb in housing prices, fantastic career opportunities, but we planted-and-thrived anyway, coincident to the year the Smith Barney TV commercial aired.… ...

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Lace

My husband and I like to adventure – within bounds, well-armed with plans and maps. For example, when we travel abroad we always book a packaged tour. We are free-flying, with erudite guidance so as not to feel out-of-sorts. Open-spaced with a pattern and plan – like the prettiest lace.… ...

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Not once or twice

It’s said that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but let this post be the amendment.

Eiffel Lightning

Lightning most definitely struck and someone recorded the event on film; lightning almost struck another time, when I lost my head and agreed to ride the cable car to the top of the Eiffel Tower.… ...

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“Happy as Larry”

Greetings in America, a land of congeniality. In other parts of our country not blessed by irrepressible sunshine, people converse about weather. I’ve shared the jaw-dropping, weather-related comments of some of our visitors from Elsewhere in America in another post. They left us aghast.… ...

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The Greatest Gift

Santa Baby,

Thanks for putting Larry and I on your list, checking it twice. We know our names are there because we have a snow globe with you checking our list before mounting your ride around the world to deliver gifts.… ...

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