BEACHES

Work has taken me to Florida again.  This time, I planned a trip to the beach as it will likely rain the rest of the week.  I wanted to get some sand between my toes before I dive into work tomorrow. After dinner, I sat on the beach for a glorious hour, listening to waves…

FIRST CLASS VS. COACH AND OTHER TRAVEL THINGS

Last week I was in Philadelphia for a training course, at the end of which, I had to take (and pass) an exam. I won’t know for three weeks whether or not I achieved a passing grade, but I am grateful for the training.  It’s always a good opportunity to take training. On the way…

MAUI AND THE ART OF VACATION

I’ve been back from Maui a couple of weeks now. The jet lag I had was the worst I’ve experienced. As I’m about to embark on a year of moderate travel, I hope the worst has passed. Hawaii was worth every penny.  I arrived close to midnight my time, in the middle of torrential rain…

BEACHED, PROPERLY

I’m sitting on a somewhat comfortable couch in a hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas, with football on the tv (muted) and iTunes radio playing some totally incredible jazz. I feel totally relaxed and accomplished, since what I came to Corpus Christi to do for work went really well and I completed my task. One of…