Birthday in the Bahamas

#40 on my birthday list was: Visit the Bahamas. This was my second trip to a tropical island, and I have to say that I was born to live on a tropical island. I love sun, heat, and baking myself in the sun. I spent four nights in Cable Beach, a few miles west of […]

Fernando Friday

“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” —Martin Luther King Jr. How many more people have to die senseless deaths in this country? The time for action is long overdue.

Lake Cruises, Forests, and Bears, Oh My!

At the end of May, Mom and I went to the Adirondacks to celebrate our milestone birthdays. Even though I grew up in New York, I had never been to the Adirondacks. We spent three nights in the area, so I chose three items for the birthday list. #36: Took a cruise on Lake George. […]

Beer and a Tragedy

I have six more birthday list items to report on. Four are travel-related, so I will go out of chronological order to share the other two: Some friends and I went to the Aeronaut Brewery in Somerville a few weeks ago. We trekked through residential areas of Cambridge and Somerville and arrived at our destination […]

Closing the Book on A–Z

I went to the Bahamas; I saw 40 barreling toward me; I conquered…? There’s still lots to catch you up on, but let’s first close the book on the A–Z bar list. The list ended with a fizzle because I ran out of time. I had E, U, and Y left, and I just couldn’t […]