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Schooner Zodiac: Books A’ Sail

Schooner Zodiac: Books A’ Sail

If you’re a book lover intrigued by sailing or a sailor intrigued by books, check out Books A’ Sail. Each September, Schooner Zodiac and Village Books team up for a three-day adventure, which casts off from Fairhaven in Bellingham, Washington and sails through the San...
I MISS ABE

I MISS ABE

Two weeks ago our current president talked about what it means to “be presidential” and compared himself to the “late, great Abraham Lincoln.” “Hmm,” I said to myself. “Gotta check this out.” So, here I am on the Lincoln Heritage Trail, where...
The Surprising Southeast, Part I

The Surprising Southeast, Part I

Haven’t been to the Southeast for twenty-five years. This April/May it was time to go back. When you think about the Southeast your mind conjures up beautiful beaches: Ft. Lauderdale, Daytona, “Where the Boys Are.” You’ve been there. I’ll get to the beaches in Part...
Nonrefundable? Not Necessarily

Nonrefundable? Not Necessarily

If you have an issue getting a travel refund, where everyone is saying,”No!” turn to your credit card company. You Try to Do the Right Thing, But Sometimes … Regular readers of this blog know that my husband and I spent 2016 on a noble quest: to...