The Boston marathon is cancelled!   The NBA teams have stopped their season.    California is closed.    Crazy news we’re getting from our Google friends who have international data on their phones . .    So crazy to be…

More excitement on the Galápagos Last night we had dinner with the captain.   As overseer of this trip, having dinner with the guests is one of his many jobs.    He offered up a captains toast before dinner –…

Hello all It’s been a little unsettling traveling over here in the Galápagos with absolutely no internet service. Wondering what was going on with the Coronavirus in the US.   Wondering what was happening with our family . .  …

“Let’s go shopping” This was Martha’s announcement as we headed for the van today.  😀.    It was a different kind of day for this group of hardy travelers.    We had a two hour drive north up into the…

This time – in Quito, Ecuador . .  Followed by a week in the Galápagos Islands.     We’re pretty excited to be on vacation!   😀 We flew from Miami yesterday.  Doug, Martha, John, and Laurie came in from…

Dinner with Tom Our meal last night was wonderful!    We all sat and relaxed while Tom prepared.  That part, by itself, was good!   😀.    We enjoyed one of Eric’s white wines while we waited – aromas of…