It Was A Great Day For A Voyage

A hardy band of members of the media, their kids and assorted Enjella Fans converged at Clinton Castle in Battery Park on a sunny brisk breeze December Saturday, ready for adventure.  We stormed the sea and cruised on over to Ellis Island, stepping into the shoes of our immigrant ancestors to picture what it was…

Almost Time for: Adventures on Vacation

I am so looking forward to this year’s family vacation.  Another wild foray into the woods, where we get to mellow out and renew our spirits, enjoy each other’s company and have fun. In some years the vacation arrangements work well —  lots of exciting things to do and see, lots of adventure. In other…

“WE’VE ALL COME TO LOOK FOR AMERICA”

This Paul Simon tune has been playing over and over in my head while we have been touring around in the big van. Even though part of the tour included New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia in Canada, the words are still appropriate because the Canadians consider themselves Americans too. Our hardy band…

Down under; upside down

Drive left. Look right. Remember turn signals are on the right and wipers on the left. Refill with diesel, not gasoline. Life is a journey. Travel is one way to learn and gain an enlarged perspective, if we allow ourselves to be changed. While English is spoken in Australia and the size of the landmass is comparable to the continental United States,…