While I was trudging along the streets of Kilkenny in search of the no-longer-existent county jail, with the wind howling and pushing me along, I couldn’t help but think, yes, in a few days we’ll be back in the States, down in the keys, and the winter in the sunny south that I’d been long anticipating could begin. It was a good thought. Winter in Ireland isn’t cold, but it’s no day at the beach. Continue reading
It’s been short, but ever so sweet here at the tip of Florida, where US 1 meets the ocean. Continue reading
What’s good enough for Ernest Hemingway is good enough for me. He’s the one who got me to my first bullfight in Pamplona, Spain, years ago and he was on my mind today as I made the three-hour drive from Miami along US 1 through a spectacular series of keys to my final destination – Hemingway country – Key West. Continue reading
Forecast: shorts weather up and down the coast.
There was just enough time in my travels to stop in for a three-day visit with my favorite aunt and uncle, Dolly and Ernie, at their home in Largo, Florida. Among other things, Uncle Ernie makes the meanest pina coladas going. I should know. Continue reading
I hit the road again a couple of days ago, after an absolutely wonderful and long visit with my friend Wendy in Wilmington, heading south to Florida. I was very much tempted to stop in Charleston, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia, but I sailed on through non-stop to Florida. Continue reading