Tag: travel

New Passport, Ticket to the World

Yesterday, the new passports arrived in the mail. Ah, yes… travel, romance, mystery, adventure. It makes me want to strap on a backpack and – just – go. The tri-fold pamphlet that came with the documents says it all: “With Your U.S. Passport, the World is Yours!” My new passport, apparently, contains a small integrated…

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Launching a life-charged summer

Back when I was a school teacher I loved June-August for many reasons. I never taught summer school because those few weeks were ¬†an amazing opportunity to spend time with my own children. Lots of family “field-trips”, state parks, bike rides, beaches, the neighbor’s pool, museums, board games, books, picnics… and very little in the…

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Why I Always Park on the Roof

Once in a while, as Great World Travelers will, our son – Andrew – makes his way to TPA (Tampa International Airport) and we enjoy a few days together. Yesterday evening his priority coded baggage rolled off literally first, and we headed up the Armstrong elevator to the 9th floor – the roof – where…

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