Gatormania!

One reason I was so jazzed about going to New Orleans was the prospect of seeing ALLIGATORS! I’d already done a Swamp Tour there and an Everglades kayak tour a couple years ago, so my focus this time was the gators in town. Here’s one at the Tourist Information place in the French Quarter. He’s…

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Whirlwind New Orleans!

Ma and I got back from New Orleans Saturday, nigh onto midnight. It was a quick trip, but lots of fun. Wednesday night, we were treated to a fancy dinner in the French Quarter, at Muriel’s. The Grilled Puppy Drum (fish, not canine) with toasted pecan and cracked caper dressing in a gruyere sauce was…

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500 Words = New Orleans!

Hey, I won a trip to New Orleans! Where I work, we have VSP vision insurance. I deal they do is go to different cities with a mobile clinic and provide free eye exams and glasses. They posted an essay contest on how access to vision care has affected me or someone I love. I…

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Science Fiction + World Travel

Hey, and How Are We Today!I have some European pictures here because that’s what I had on hand. I love the Netherlands! Belgium is great! But I would never slight Scotland, Israel, England, Egypt, the Phillipines, Mexico, Sweden, Canada or even the little coral atoll of Diego Garcia, the southernmost isle in the Chagos Archipeligo. When I…

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The Distant Trees, Aw-right!

How about a sci-fi tale set in the next century featuring tyrannts, underdogs, illegal aliens, outerspace aliens and great gobs of erudite adventure? Maybe The Distant Trees is for you!  This blog will talk about my science fiction books, world travel, nature and the joys of drinking homebrewed ale and wine. Welcome and keep in…

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