Category Archives: Buster

Coming Full Circle

Maybe circle is the wrong term.  Perhaps elipse more accurately describes the shape but it would have to be a very irregular elipse and, I think, that means that it wouldn’t be an elipse at all.  Whatever the correct geometrical … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

A 4:30 a.m. departure had the ten of us who were continuing on to Georgia heading to the Skopje airport from Ohrid yesterday, June 6.  It took a full 3 1/4 hours to make the drive.  Speaking only for Michael … Continue reading

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Buster and Andre Segovia

Neither Buster nor Andre minds being left on the ship as long as they are well supplied with their favorite food groups: Chocolate, schnapps, sparkling pear cider and a nice bottle (or two) of white wine.

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Vienna: Day 4 – Pastry and Palaces

  Because I have fallen way behind on my desire to visit one Viennese coffee house each day of our trip, we began our Monday with a stop at Café Central for a bite of breakfast.  Michael, Dave and Claire … Continue reading

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Buster Was Here, Too

Even though they didn’t figure very prominently in the blog posts, Buster and Andre Segovia were on this trip, too.  They just remained out of the limelight.  But they couldn’t resist the temptation to hop on the camel for a … Continue reading

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Hola from Mexico

We arrived in Puerto Vallarta yesterday afternoon after one good and one great flight.  Michael and I finally flew enough miles last year to qualify as Alaska MVPs.  One of the benefits of that status is that you can use … Continue reading

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Out and About in the Loire Valley: Chaumont sur Loire

The second half of our day of culture found us at Chaumont sur Loire.  In a region rich with chateaux, I decided on this place because it is hosting an international festival of art and gardens.  Seemed as good a … Continue reading

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Buster: 3rd Time’s the Charm

After all the jabbering she has done about the Portuguese custard tarts, Virginia finally decided, on her third trip to Belem, to give Andre and me a piece of the action.  I prefered mine with just a light sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Buster in England

Sunday, October 20. I was beginning to think She had forgotten about us until I noticed that She included my surfing photo in Her last post.  Let it be known that Andre Segovia and I have been an active part … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Gone Surfing

Thursday, October 17. Our last full day in Cornwall and I decided I wanted to have some quiet time to sit and sketch.  Neither of us wanted to drive very far, so, we headed over to St. Agnes, location of … Continue reading

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