travels

November 2022

November began with a legal conference before the Mrs and I flew to Copenhagen for our anniversary weekend, where we enjoyed some of the best restaurants in the world, closely following the stops enjoyed on Somebody Feed Phil’s Denmark episode. Then we saw Billy Joel + Lionel Ritchie with friends […]

October 2022

In October, I had 5 work-related trips that we did our best to turn into fun. One was to Portland, Maine, so I hit my 43rd U.S. National Park–Acadia ! We started in Myrtle Beach, flew to Phoenix, then drove to Jekyll Island, GA, and then flew to Baha Mar […]

June 2022

In June, I spent my 47th birthday weekend in Chicago, where we kayaked the river, had dinner at Alinea, saw a “close up” magic show, enjoyed late night speakeasies, and got Covid again (the Mrs and I did, anyway). Before I figured out I may be ill, we biked throughout […]

February 2022

February started with a ski trip to Tahoe with friends I met in 1998 via the Tennessee Air National Guard. I skied 40 miles the first day and another 37 on sore legs the second day. A couple of us won a few hundred dollars at blackjack just across the […]

November 2021 in 30 seconds

For our 16th anniversary, we crashed joined in on our neighbors’ annual vacation destination and experienced our first adults-only, all inclusive, resort at the Excellence Playa Mujeres, and I’ve already booked it again for next November! We visited our country’s newest National Park, New River Gorge, biked the Pisgah National […]