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Key West’s Literary Scene

Key West’s Literary Scene

I made it to Florida! And, Key West was even better than I remembered it being when I was last there for the Key West Literary Seminar in 2017. First of all, the weather was perfect! It didn’t rain for more than 20 minutes the entire time we were there. Skies were a...
A Traveler Looks Back-and Forward-in 2022

A Traveler Looks Back-and Forward-in 2022

Starting to write a travel blog during a pandemic has been…strange. The first year I just shelved it, focusing the majority of my time on a creative writing project. I took only three trips in 2020-with Classic Journeys to New Zealand the last week of February (before...
Travel Writing in Strange and Difficult Times

Travel Writing in Strange and Difficult Times

Everyone’s world has turned upside down in the last two weeks. Nothing is the same. We’re all dealing with the impact of COVID-19 in different ways. I stopped writing my blog posts about our trip to New Zealand. I was torn about what I should do. My plan for 2020 had...

Traveling in 2020-Sue and Judie’s epic adventure

It all started one morning in April 2019 when I opened an email from my sister Judie. “Let’s do something crazy…come to New Zealand with me!” it said. My initial reaction was “I can’t possibly do that. It’s too far, too expensive, and I’ve got too much going on in the...

A Writer’s Resolutions

As one calendar year ends and a new one begins, I spend some time thinking about the past twelve months. What did I like about them? What could use some improvement? How can I effect change in the parts of my life that I don’t really care for? 2019 was tough in a lot...