A Day at Disneyland

My feeling is that grandparents have one responsibility: do everything possible to build meaningful memories for their grandchildren. I’ve been fortunate to take each of my four kids and now every one of my grandkids for their first visit to the Magic Kingdom.  My six year old grandson, Reed, and my daughter, Jane, were visiting[…]

mendenhall Glacier by Kayak

Alaska at a Glance

Summer is almost here and that means tourist season in Alaska. Whether traveling to our 49th. state by plane, car, ferry, train or cruise ship, here’s a quick look at some interesting destinations. Anchorage – A must is the six-hour Alaska Railroad trip to their newest whistle stop, Grandview.  The train meanders through alpine meadows[…]

City Mouse-Country Mouse: More Backyard Travels in San Diego

The charming City Mouse-Country Mouse tale by Aesop tells the story of two cousins from very different neighborhoods who visit each other and, as a result, gain appreciation for their own homes. Aesop’s fables were first written in the mid-sixth century BCE. Not much is known about the author, but historians believe that he was[…]