The youngest member of our party is a bright 14-year-old who is very good at chess. He drew our attention to what is probably the most beautiful chess set I have ever seen. The pieces represent Mayans and Conquistadors, and the details are quite exquisite. The chess set […]
This morning was the perfect day to visit the archeological site at Tulum where there are the ruins of an ancient Mayan city. It was walled to the west and faced the Caribbean Sea to the east. The site was inhabited as early as 564 A.D. and remained […]
Humans started making tools about 90,000 years ago and it took all that time for us to realize we could put our luggage on wheels. Whoever first came up with that idea is brilliant and we should all bow down in obeisance to that genius. Here’s another simple […]
This is my first day in Playa del Carmen in Mexico and I am exhausted, delighted, and overwhelmed. I arrived here with my son Ken and his family, Julie and Hayden, at 7:15 AM local time which was 4:15 in our heads. We took a shuttle to our […]
Here are some pictures of me taken in my glory days. I was somewhere between 19 and 22 or 23 and going through a somewhat rebellious period. Not very rebellious. Just a little.
I am spending most of February with my Canadian family and flew today from San Jose California to Edmonton Alberta via Seattle. Here are some of the views I had from the planes I took.