It is difficult, wresting oneself from 2020. It seemed that the election and beginning of vaccine time had gone a long way toward a New Year. Then the attempted coup by ‘terrorists are us’ and the vaccine muddle kept us smack dab in the middle of fear and chaos far into January. So I am making today, February 1, 2021, ‘the first day of the rest of my life.’ And this is… Read More

I am wrapping up seven years of my first and favorite blog, Time and Place, with a few California posts and a year’s end review and this announcement. All seven years of the words and photos, excitement and complaining, pontificating and chatting about travel are being captured in four travel journal/coffee table BOOKS. The first book, Time and Place 2010, is published and here next to me as we speak. It is… Read More