Category Archives: Travel

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MAZATLAN MEMORIES: THREE FERAL CATS, from Fire Star Press

Check out my latest blogpost, MAZATLAN MEMORIES: THREE FERAL CATS, on Fire Star Press. We all miss our pets when we go on vacation. Here’s a sweet short story about cats right when I needed them most.   Advertisements

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10 STEPS TO YOUR DREAM VACATION

  Anybody can take the vacation of a lifetime. It requires planning, but more than that, it requires mind-set. You must believe it can be done. If, like me, you are short on cash, take heart. Here are the steps … Continue reading

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PATTERNS: MAZATLAN

                         I do love patterns! They are everywhere, from the tiniest quark to the multiverse. We are built from patterns, so it’s no surprise that we as human beings emulate those patterns in our daily lives.  

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THE MARKET: MAZATLAN

                  Mazatlan’s central market is a hub of activity for both tourists and locals. You can buy almost anything there, from clothing to fresh juices, from candy to goat cheese to beans. … Continue reading

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LESSON FROM THE 107 YEAR OLD MAN

Today would have been  my father’s 107th birthday. He was German. He risked his life to leave Berlin and come to New York City during Hitler’s rise to power. When the U.S. entered World War II, he joined the American army … Continue reading

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Blog of beauty: Winter Inventory

I have really enjoyed the photography and original art from this blog so I thought I’d pass it on. Winter Inventory.

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DESERT: BLOSSOMS AND BOMBS

I need to write about the desert, my time there, over forty years ago. Palo Verde, California on the Colorado River where it is slow and slim, banks woven with brambles where the muskrats lived. Twenty miles farther south was … Continue reading

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CATS, BOOKS, AND THE BEACHES OF MAZATLAN: Part 3, BEACHES

February 5 was Día de la Constitución (Constitution Day), and everyone was celebrating. The beach was alive with colorful sun umbrellas and wandering bands. Air thrumming to the um-pa of tubas, boom of drums, sizzle of horns, and ring of … Continue reading

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CATS, BOOKS, AND THE BEACHES OF MAZATLAN, Part 2: BOOKS

Vacations and books are meant for each other. Hours of endless, uninterrupted reading… This time I read three books. The first was “Spock’s World”, a well-written TOS Star Trek story Diane Duane, 1988. (Yes, I’m a Trekkie) The second was … Continue reading

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CATS, BOOKS, AND THE BEACHES OF MAZATLAN

What is your dream vacation? Your dream Mexico vacation? Late nights, loud music and pitchers of Margaritas? Since I drank my life’s allotment of Margaritas (and more) in my formative years, I needed to find something else to do with … Continue reading

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