Category Archives: Pursuing the World

A learning quest while following summer around the World

Away Too Long, Back Now

Hello, old friends and readers. It’s been almost half a year since I posted – tons has happened. To recap quickly, after the last post I traveled to Brazil on my own to spend an amazing 6 weeks all over … Continue reading

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Long Time Away

Well, most of you may have thought I dried up and disappeared!  En contraire, dear friends and readers! I may be drying up in good ol’ Palm Springs, as it is rather dry in all this sunshine, but I have … Continue reading

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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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