The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 3: Wat Phra Kaeo

Join us for a virtual tour of Bangkok’s most important temple complex, housing the sacred Emerald Buddha. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful country of Thailand.  We … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 2: Bangkok’s River Artery

From our hotel on the banks of the Chao Praya River, Thailand’s most important waterway, Thor and I go with the flow through the bustling Old Town of Bangkok. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I recently … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to the Mountains

Join Thor , Bear dog, and me as we heed the call of the wild to the Mt. Baker Wilderness. NOTE: For more virtual getaways you may enjoy this summer, I’ll be weaving in some outdoor excursions between our virtual-vacation series … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Celebrates Summer Solstice

Take a deep breath with me and remember we’re all riding the turn of the earth’s wheel together. Welcome, summer! (Or winter, if you live in the south lands.) NOTE: Due to a lot of “life” this week, I’m postponing … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 1: Preview

And now for something completely different: Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful country of Thailand. Join us for a virtual vacation! We were lucky to squeak through the pandemic flight closures this winter as … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 8: Kos Beaches and Village

Join Thor and me in a virtual vacation as we wrap up our Greek islands tour with visits to our favorite Kos village and beaches. Farewell to the islands – at least for now! NOTE: Of course, Thor and I … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 7: Roman Ruins in Kos Town

Thor and I continue our ramble among the ancient Roman sites threaded along the streets of Kos Town. Come walk with us! NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands, 2019, part 6: Kos Town’s Ancient Sites

Join Thor and me as we wander the lanes of Kos Town that wind around Hellenic ruins and a reconstructed Roman Villa. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 5: Kos Museum

Come marvel with Thor and me at the treasures of ancient culture in the Museum of Archaeology on the island of Hippocrates and healer-god Asklepios. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 4: The Healing Asklepion on Kos

Join Thor and me as we return to Kos, the island of Hippocrates, and its ancient sanctuary of healing dedicated to the god Asklepios. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen … Continue reading

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