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Walking at the Beach – Redondo Beach to Santa Monica, California

This blog post comes to you from the West Coast, specifically Redondo Beach, California. The opportunity…

New Release – Old Habits Die Hard

Detective Rigby is back! I am delighted to announce the release of my latest novel –…

Walking in the City – Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Think of Los Angeles and the image it conjures might be of a sprawl of urban…

Walking in the City – New York’s Christmas Lights

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is taking a stroll around mid-town Manhattan to check out…

Cross Country Adventure – Day 15 – Joshua Tree to Los Angeles

 Day 15. We’d driven more than 4,000 miles through 14 states and had just one more…

Cross Country Adventure – Day 13 – The Grand Canyon

Day 13 started very early with a ninety minute drive from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon.…

Cross Country Adventure – Day 10 – Evergreen CO to Moab, Utah

The main street in Evergreen In the thirty-six hours or so that we had been in…

Cross Country Adventure – Day 4 – Nashville to Memphis TN

 Day 4 of our adventure started with enormous cinnamon buns for breakfast at Barista Parlor in…

Cross Country Adventure – Day 2 – West Virginia to Nashville, TN

Day 2 of our trip began in a much more leisurely manner than Day 1. It…

Sixty at Sixty –

A year ago, to celebrate turning sixty, I set myself a challenge to complete sixty different…

Sixty at Sixty – Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, UK

Arthur staking out his claim? King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table – fact…

Sixty at Sixty – Coney Island Mermaid Parade, NYC

What better way to recognize the beginning of summer than with a mermaid parade? And that’s…

Book Doggy Feature – Trust No One

Buy Now  Spring is here, although you wouldn’t know it from the weather, so to celebrate…