Tag Archives: Adventures

January 07

Great Adventure – part 3

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Where a tale begins and where it ends matters.” – Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell I hope to tell this well. Hmm…. how to begin. The Algerian war of Independence had been raging since 1954 and was about to end in July 1962. France was embroiled in all manner of…

January 06

Great Adventure – part 2

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Time goes by and distances work their way into any relationship” – “The Crossing” by Michael Connelly Trying to recall, in detail, all that happened to us on that trip 54 years ago is difficult. Everything I write of actually happened but my command of the English language is too…

January 05

The Adventure -part 1

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Sometimes it seems to me that religion has no higher function than to sharpen ones awareness of the extent of his imperfection” – “The Sins of the Fathers” by Lawrence Block My Dad was a career Air Force Officer. He served in WWII and finally retired after a long career…

September 02

A DOG’S YEAR IN THE DESERT- UNLEASHED

Originally posted on REMOTE LEIGH:
“Science has so far been unable to tell us how self-aware dogs are, much less whether they have anything like our conscious thoughts. This is not surprising, since neither scientists nor philosophers can agree about what the consciousness of humans consists of, let alone that of animals.” John Bradshaw When…

August 02

Jamaica Days: Home Sweet Home

Ironically enough the airline lost my bags on the way back to San Francisco. One must love the symmetry in life. The flight was also delayed getting back into the city. All-in-all it was an extraordinary trip. I love Jamaica. I love San Francisco even more. Jamaica was country 43 that I have visited. I […]

July 26

Jamaica Days: Day 002 – A Lazy Day in Runaway Bay

We woke up on the island to the sound of people playing on the beach. The resort is full of European and South American families. I took a walk along the beach and then took a swim in the infinity pool. Both of us were feeling a bit tired so we hung around the facilities […]

July 25

Jamaica Days: Day 001 – No Shoes, No Shirt, No Suit Cases

We arrived in beautiful Jamaica on time. However, upon making it to baggage claim I found out my bags hung back an extra day in the States. With a smile on my face and a drink in my hand we boarded the bus for our resort. * Note to self, it is always better to […]