Manny and I both have our duties. He is the driver, dumper, videographer and webmaster. I am the cook, travel coordinator, photographer and writer. Surprisingly, the job of travel coordinator is the most difficult for me to pull off successfully. It isn’t easy to go into a new city and know where to go, what … Continue reading
The only way to see Toronto is from the water. Preferably with the Rüggeberg family, if you are lucky. Manuel seems to have a penchant for picking wonderful women as his girlfriends. Every one of them (and I’ve met 3 over the years) has been like a soul sister. Manuel’s first girlfriend, Karin Rüggeberg, was … Continue reading
I’m the type of person who likes to get more than one thing done on an outing. For example, if I drive to the food store, I’ll stop at the post office and bakery on the way. So when we received our invitation to attend the 2011 Leisure Travel Van rally, it was the added … Continue reading
Three and a half hours and forty years from home, that’s what Honesdale PA will always be for me. Even though we spent the night only an hour away and the Roots and Rhythm Concert didn’t start till 1:45, we still arrived late. But as events unfolded, we were right on time.
I know we’ve been promising recipes, so hang on to your berets… this is the blog you’ve been waiting for. We decided to stay on just one more day visiting the Millers. Their home is so comfortable —yes, we are cheating on Serena and staying in a stationary house— and their hospitality so generous, it … Continue reading
Ironic that I didn’t want to spend the day with people Manny hadn’t seen for 40 years and now I can’t get enough of Steve and Joyce! I think there’s a lesson in there somewhere. Perhaps a reminder to be open and to live in the moment! If I could only remember that some of … Continue reading
A trip to Chicago wouldn’t be complete for us without going to a real Blues Club. When I was searching for campgrounds that were still opened at this time of year, I called the Illinois Beach State Park and spoke to Peter. Lucky for us, as Peter turned out to be a musician who knew … Continue reading