One Year Ago

One year ago this week, I brought my beloved husband back to my very favorite Caribbean island, Puerto Rico, to enjoy a 25th anniversary return to la isla del encanto. I had retired at the end of 2019, and Spouse and I planned lots of travel during 2020 with the new free time I was going to have.

Back in the 80s, 90s, and 2000s, I traveled a LOT to this island for…
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Final Days in Hawaii

As the coronavirus pandemic gets worse and worse around the world, especially in the United States where Governors of states have had to step up to manage the crisis when leadership at the Federal level is insanely a month behind, being on vacation in Hawaii was surreal.

As of the weekend of March 21/22, essentially most of the State…
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Meanwhile, on the Island of Hawaii

On Wednesday, 18 March, Spouse and I boarded a plane and flew to Kailua-Kona, on the west side of the Island of Hawai’i (aka “Big Island”.) We settled in to the AirBnB we reserved near the Pacific Ocean.

There are still quite a few tourists here in Hawai’i, despite the Governor’s request that visitors stay home. Since we were already here, we decided to stay.

Frankly, it is …
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Home, Decision Made

My Spouse and I enjoyed nine days on the island of Puerto Rico, where I have worked on projects and training for over 30 years. This trip was for three purposes — to renew my spirit and relationship with my Spouse; for both of us to look around to consider purchase of an investment property for a winter home; and to relax.

We accomplished all three, but…
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Journey With My Valentine

I know I have been lax in posting on this blog; however, Spouse and I are on vacation in Puerto Rico for a reason — to relax, renew, and enjoy each other.

I have enjoyed our visit. We will be here for a few more days. Here’s a little bit about what we have been up to…
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After an interesting experience to get here, The Spouse is teaching me the art of “chillaxin’.”

Airplane took off for San Juan, then after about an hour, declared an emergency and landed in Orlando. The only thing we were told was…
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