I generally do not enjoy standup comedy. You see, I typically find the jokes a bit (or very) offensive1 or just not really funny. Often, the jokes are just low level humor. But, occasionally, I’ll hear a joke that’s actually hysterical.
Netflix has been hosting a series of comedy specials. I’ve watched a few with mixed results. But the last… Continue reading
This morning was a leisurely, hang-around-the-room morning to just chill out, nap, write post cards, enjoy the cool breeze from the Aegean Sea and soak in the view of the amazingly beautiful caldera.
This afternoon was busy. We headed down to the old port via the gondolas. Boy, you can sure smell those donkeys as you go down! The old… Continue reading
One of the advantages of having a GPS is that I never really feel lost. Instead, I feel better equipped to explore. Especially when following coastal areas, where I can see the edge of the land mass on the GPS, I feel compelled to ask, “I wonder where this road leads?”
And when that unsealed road dead ended in a… Continue reading
Well, I must confess that I am writing and publishing this post the night before I leave Australia. So, no, mother, I’m not home yet. I haven’t even left Australia.
Of all the vacations I’ve ever taken, this one has been the most exhausting and the most rewarding. I am near death!
I’m very strange in many ways. One way:… Continue reading
Tasmania is full of wide open spaces filled with rolling hills, pasture for sheep, deep forest, and miles of untouched coastline. The drive from Hobart to Bruny Island was gorgeous in the early morning sun. Bruny Island is in fact an island and has no bridge; therefore, we had to take a ferry over to the island. An old vintage… Continue reading
Tasmania is without doubt one of the world’s best kept secrets, and frankly, I want to keep it that way. Unspoiled. Undeveloped. Pristine. Gorgeous. In many ways this country reminds me of Norway with it expansive coast lines, rolling hills, and untouched beauty.
Their use of the English language has some great twists: Grass Slashed (cutting the grass), Caution When… Continue reading
The trip began by picking up Todd, the person who is house sitting and taking care of the beast. Since this was his first trip to LA, I tried to show him around the area, had printed off maps of the local attractions, grocery store, etc. When you start writing down all of the things a person needs to know… Continue reading