Rebuilding Together Seattle

We’ve been involved with RTS for years, I used to be on their board.  They bring volunteers and communities together to help low income homeowners live in warmth, safety, independence and dignity. On April 25th, […]

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Arches, Jeeps and Bridges in Moab

Arches has been a National Park since 1971.  With over 2,000 sandstone arches in a 120 square mile area, it’s a wild array of natural shapes and a photographers delight.  It’s also a study in erosion. […]

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Riding and Stargazing in Bryce Canyon, UT

 

 

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Bryce Canyon, jewel of Utah

One of my favorite National Parks, Bryce a compact 56 miles.  Candy corn colored spires  look like they’re from a Dr. Seuss book.  This park absolutely glows in morning and late afternoon light.  The highest […]

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Golfing at Southern Highlands in Las Vegas

We had three days of perfect weather in Las Vegas for the Southern Highlands Golf tournament that benefitted the Boys and Girls Club of Nevada, Andson Academics and Opportunity Village.  It’s officially billed as the […]

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Spring Break in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

After Cuba, we really enjoyed being back in the US and be free to do what we wanted when we wanted.  We played golf, of course, and walked the beach for hours.

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Pi Day

You all know Pi, right?  The circumference of a circle divided by its diameter?  The answer is the same for any circle – a math constant, usually rounded to 3.14159. Did you know that a guy […]

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Cuban Rum, Cigars and Music!

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Cuba Santeria Music and Dance

Santeria is a dominant religion in Cuba, brought by West African slaves.  It’s complicated – multiple gods and goddesses for various ailments and desires, trances, sacred drumming and dance.  Even animal sacrifice.

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Hello Havana

Havana bustles with just over 2 million people, about 20% of the total population of Cuba.

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Cuba Socialism and Social Media

Socialism in Cuba provides limited food rations (rice, beans, oil, scarce meat, milk for kids under age 7), and marginal housing.  Average wages equate to about $20 a month, so there isn’t a lot of […]

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Swimming in Cuba’s National Park

We motor sailed to the westernmost tip of Cuba and the lovely Maria La Gorda beach at Guanahacabibies National Park, one of Cuba’s largest nature reserves.

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