Looking to Travel for a Sense of Renewal

The recent pandemic and other global events that have defined the 2020s, also continue to remind us all how precious and precarious time is, and how important it is to get out there and live life to the fullest. It is clear that many people are seeking to get back to travel again…but we’ve noticed […]

Making Friends in Scotland!

If you missed my first installment, I tell the story of how I came to meet Susie and became the start of her Duckumentary entitled “The Adventures of Ducky McDuckface!” Be sure to check it out! In hindsight, it really was no surprise to anyone that Susie and I quickly became inseparable! I had been […]

The Adventures of Ducky McDuckface Begin…

Hi y’all, I’m Ducky McDuckface! It’s great to meet you! That’s right, I’m a hot pink rubber ducky from Edinburgh, Scotland… and this is MY STORY! October 11, 2016…the date my whole world changed! You see, I was just hanging out in the shower of Room 314 at the Apex Hotel in Edinburgh when she […]


TRAVEL IS  ________________(fill in the blank)! I’d love to hear from each person reading this blog post as to what they would write on that blank line.  In other words, what does TRAVEL mean to you? Here is my list of what Travel IS to me: Travel is my passion and my livelihood. Travel is magical and transformative.   […]

Day 32 my “art”

I know a lot of folks are hurting and scared right now. I don’t have any answers to how to weather that storm. I can however promise to post beautiful art on my page for the next 30 days. My goal, if you’ll play along is to make our social media positive and beautiful. Are […]

I miss you, Tanzania!

Just over a month ago, this was the view from my window in the Ndutu Conservation Area. Don’t get me wrong, I’m in San Diego for crying out loud… so being “locked in” is not horrible by any stretch of the imagination. But, still, after one month of it, I’m starting to long for the […]

Day 29 of my “art”

Today is day 29 of my “art” posts on FB. I normally just put up one image of something I find uplifting and beautiful… but today is different… Last night I learned that my dearest friends, David and Ally McKay, tested positive for Covid-19. It is one thing to watch the string of horrifying statistics […]