Category Archives: Lifetsyle

Thar be Whales Here!

I am standing in the stern of a motorboat and a Killer Whale is coming straight at me. The dorsal fin is standing tall and slicing the water like a knife.

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Skiing Whistler

If Walt Disney decided to build a ski resort, it would look a lot like Whistler.

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The Dominican Republic – How to choose the best beach for your vacation

So, you’re coming to the Dominican Republic for a beach vacation, and you are wondering how to pick the right place. Most likely, you’re considering an all-inclusive resort, and those are indeed a great choice for a hassle-free vacation! But … Continue reading

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Piriapolis Expats

  “Did you know that the idea of a round planet was really a conspiracy between Copernicus and the church? After all, they’ve lied to us before…” This is spoken by Jack, one of a group of expats in Piriapolis … Continue reading

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Of Dirigibles and Gothic Towers

There was a time, back when we thought wars were gone forever, when we made magnificent buildings, automobiles, and flying machines. Bridges of stunning grace spanned our waterways for the first time. Finely crafted cars were prized more for their … Continue reading

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Get Thee to a Monastery-"Christ at the Sea" Retreat

Humility Lesson I am huffing and puffing because I just hauled a toilet upstairs at the “Christ at the Sea” retreat center where I am staying. Somehow, when I first thought about a short stay at a monastic-style mission, I … Continue reading

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Glory Days

So, it’s been 40 years. That’s a long time since my old high school days, but it was surely good to see so many familiar faces at my reunion last weekend.

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Mawamba Lodge-The Lost World

I am motoring through a jungle river on my way to the Mawamba Lodge. Suddenly, the guide points to a green lizard on a lily pad. “That’s a Jesus Christ Lizard”, she says. We soon see why.

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Costa Rica

There are few worse feelings in the world than being in a foreign airport waiting for a transfer that never materializes, especially when the sky is actually falling, it seems, in a great Niagara of water, and you’re trying to … Continue reading

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Breathless, too

She was maybe 20, 25 tops, and wore a long red dress. Her blonde curly locks shone bright under the stage lights and fell about her shoulders like a golden mantle. She moved like a ballerina, with purpose and grace, … Continue reading

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