The Rambling Writer at Deception Pass

Join Thor, Bear dog, and me as we hike from Rosario Beach to Deception Pass Bridge in Northwest Washington. This has been another year of Life, Interrupted for all of us, what with the COVID-19 upheavals continuing, and more. At … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 16: Farewell to Florence

Your Virtual Italy Vacation continues as Thor and I visit a last few sites of artistic splendor in Florence, before boarding a train to our next stop. NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic surging again, I’m … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 13: Florence, Piazza della Signoria

Your virtual Italy vacation continues as Thor and I admire the magnificent statuary in Florence’s “public living room.” NOTE: Since European travel is still tenuous with the pandemic continuing, I’m continuing my blog series offering a virtual vacation and time-travel to … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits the Big Island, Hawaii, part 3: Place of Refuge

Join Thor and me as we learn about ancient Hawaiians at a fascinating reconstruction site. NOTE: After way too many months without travel, Thor insisted on an R&R escape to Hawaii this April. He’d been keeping on eye on the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 10: The Vatican Museums

Your virtual Italy vacation continues with Thor and me as we hit highlights of the magnificent collections in the Vatican Museums. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series offering a … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 8: Trastevere and the Forum Boarium

Your virtual Italy vacation continues as Thor and I ramble across the Tiber River to Rome’s Trastevere district, and more. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series offering a virtual … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 7: Rome’s Pantheon and the Bone Church

From the Sublime to the Macabre! Your Italy virtual vacation continues with the beautifully preserved Pantheon and a chapel decorated with Friars’ bones. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 5: Fountains of Rome

Join Thor and me as your Italy virtual vacation continues with walks taking us to some of the famous fountains of Rome. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series offering a … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Italy, part 4: The rest of the Roman Forum

Follow along with Thor and me as your Italy virtual vacation continues with our ramble through the Forum, the heart of ancient Rome. NOTE: Since travel is still on hold with the pandemic continuing, I’ve started a new blog series … Continue reading

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