Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hamazons, Eyeballs & Goat-Mama

After an all-night ride from San Francisco, we arrived in Medford at the Storage center where my truck was.  Mark and his brother helped me jump-start my old Toyota, and away they drove heading on up to Seattle, where they … Continue reading

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Florida to San Diego Lickety-Split

Mark, my Craigslist RideShare across the country and to the northwest, pulled into Daytona Beach International Airport at 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning.  I was waiting and ready, and seeing him drive up with his Toyota Matrix pulling the U-Haul … Continue reading

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Hot Pepper Sauces in Cool Jacksonville

I arrived in Jacksonville about noon, just in time to catch my girlfriend, Lisa, and her work crew painting and working on her home.  She gave me the full tour, and what a garden she has grown in the back … Continue reading

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St. Augustine Christmas Magic!

It was afternoon when I arrived in St. Augustine, and I was delighted to see all the hustle and bustle of Christmas pageantry.  A parade had just happened and all the floats were in the process of leaving. The day … Continue reading

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Warm Facials and Cool Fasts

Once the decision had been made to return to Palm Springs for the Holidays and International Film Festival, I breathed deep sighs of relief. What a weight off my shoulders to know I would have one place to live in … Continue reading

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Pulling a 180!

Well, it may have been those Coral Castle chairs that finally answered my questions – two chairs connected, but each facing opposite directions.  My plans for traveling the Caribbean and then Brazil were not looking just right to me…calls I … Continue reading

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Broken Hearted Mystery in Homestead

To get to Coral Castle, lots of folks had worked their fears on me – “you have to go through the Miami area – it’s an accident for sure!” – “You have to go on the Toll Roads – better … Continue reading

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Ripley’s ~ Believe It or Not!

After leaving Brunswick about 9:30 a.m. I arrived in St. Augustine before noon and nose-navigated towards the historic district, where I pulled into the Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth.  It’s a big spread set back in off the road, … Continue reading

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Rescued Turtles on Jekyll Island

Daniela and I walked all over the historic section of Brunswick in the morning looking for the “Lovers Tree,” a tree of significance as it is over 300 years old and on the historic list of things to see.  It’s … Continue reading

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Sweet Georgian Thanksgiving

The drive from St. Augustine, Florida, to Brunswick, Georgia, was much shorter than I thought it would be, to my relief. I had Googled the route and thought for sure I had the fastest, most direct route…but NOOooo!  After driving … Continue reading

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