Adventures in 2022

Thanks to my retirement in early January, theTravelsketcher and I have enjoyed a year chockablock with travel! After 35 years working as a project manager in medical research, plus additional time prior to that working as a nutritional counselor, I was ready to retire. We achieved our retirement dream of moving to France to enjoy... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays!

It’s hard to believe that 2022 is coming to an end and the holidays are upon us once again. Since snow and Christmas seem to go hand in hand (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), I’m sharing photos today of snow and Christmases past. Sunriver, OR We’ve enjoyed many snowy Christmases... Continue Reading →

Anniversary Road Trip

Last week I took a break from writing about European destinations and shared memories of my favorite hikes, mostly on the west coast of the USA. You can find that post here. Today I’m back with more on Europe, this time San Sebastián, Spain and Bordeaux, France. theTravelsketcher and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary... Continue Reading →

Rome, Italy, Part II

Last week, I posted the first installment of our recent trip to Rome, click here to read that post; today I’ll share more about this amazing city. As I mentioned last week, Rome has an overwhelming number of fascinating and historical points of interest, as well as hoards of tourists, even in November. But the... Continue Reading →

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