I started 2016 by cleaning up my blog. As I work back through my posts, reformatting the photos and fixing or removing bad links, I realize how much I wrote about our cat Buddy over the years. And that I could never bring myself to write a post saying that he died in February 2015 – almost a year ago. We got Buddy in December 2005, when he was six years old. Our previous cats, … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to our Wonderful Cat
Very nice article in the Wall Street Journal magazine about the various definitions of “Slow Travel”. They included the definition that I used when I created the SlowTrav.com website and community – spending a week in one place instead of moving fast to many places on a trip. Wall Street Journal magazine, Easy Rider, Nancy Keates, April 29, 2010. “Like the slow-food movement, slow travel offers an antidote to today’s fast-paced lifestyle. “ I wish … Continue reading The World of Slow Travel
My first blog post in almost three months. Why? Because we moved. And moving is not as easy as it used to be. After nearly 20 years living in Santa Fe, we put the cat in the 4Runner, everything else in a moving van, put a “For Sale” sign in front of the house, said goodbye to the Sangre de Cristo mountains and drove 400 miles north to Boulder Colorado. Still living in the Rocky … Continue reading Santa Fe – A Beautiful Obsession
Going through some photos on my camera I found the ones from the snow storm just before Christmas. The snow is old and dirty now, but didn’t it look beautiful when it arrived! Here is Buddy walking the paths that Steve shoveled. It is so cold today that I spent part of the afternoon looking at vacation rentals in Hawaii.
Three years ago today, our cat Buddy arrived at our house. Friends of our brought him in a carrier tied with a lot of rope. They opened up the carrier and he jumped out all golden and furry. My first thought was “He is a long hair – I don’t want a long hair” and then I realized that was almost a racist thought and this was the cat we were given, so what if … Continue reading Happy 3rd Anniversary to my Cat
The view from my office window on a cold almost-winter day in Santa Fe. We have the world’s smallest office (two of us in our second bedroom) and one small window that neither of us looks at from our desk, but when we looked out tonight, this is what we saw. The setting sun glowing on the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountains and the remaining snow in the yard.
Starting the upgrade.
Several people posted comments over the last few days that did not get “approved” by me until today. Sorry! I was fiddling with my settings and set the comments email notification off, when I thought it was on. I love getting comments, but don’t get that many – so was happy to see a backlog of comments from the last week. I read a lot of blogs – mostly from my SlowTrav friends – and … Continue reading Comments, Avatars, Subscribe to Blog