Author Archives: Agingadventurer

About Agingadventurer

I have now visited over 100 Countries and hope to add at least 5 every year.

When is A Trip Worth the Risk and Public Shaming?

Dr. Fauci wasn’t the only one telling me not to travel as the pandemic was surging again but I had promised my daughter I would bring her some much needed supplies. I have not taken many risks during the past … Continue reading

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Doggy Haloween

My dog hates leashes, scarves or anything attached to her. So all those cute costumes are not happening here. We do enjoy walking the neighborhood though as they decorate for each of the Holidays. Unlike my daughter’s dog, Karma, who … Continue reading

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An Escape from Home During Covid-19

My sister and both of our dogs woke up very early, donned our masks and ventured forth. Our goal for the day was San Diego to Berkeley without rush hour traffic and only a rest stop or two for gas … Continue reading

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Reminiscing Road Trips Taken Long Ago

This summer road trips were popular due to Covid-19 and the need to get away. When I saw all the promotions for RV’s, SUV’s and other conveyances for family travel I fondly recalled the many family trips I took over … Continue reading

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My Forsaken Passport

Dusty, unused, at first I couldn’t remember where it was.  My carry-on bag is now full of toilet paper, hidden under the bed.  Those cute hotel shampoo bottles are filled with hand sanitizer and are ubiquitous: in my car, in … Continue reading

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Laws and Borders

Researching the culture and norms of a country before visiting is one of the items I check off before leaving home.  Often times it helps with packing and sometimes it sets you back just a little.  For instance, when I … Continue reading

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Rebounding: Flying Anew

Last week I agreed to bring my sister’s dog to her in Minnesota from San Diego.  She was helping another sister recover from Covid-19 and had left her dog, Yogi, behind for a month.  As things were improving all around … Continue reading

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Visiting my Daughter When She Lived in HKG

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What a treat! I would usually go for a month at a time pretending that I too lived in Hong Kong.  Her apartment was half way up Victoria Peak with giant picture windows overlooking the…

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Staycation, Really?

I chuckle when I see the meme of someone’s floor plan and they joke that they are traveling today to this particular room…all in honor of staying at home, sheltering in place. It’s a crazy time and I do dream … Continue reading

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My Dreams are Dangling

My retirement was supposedly all about travel.  My destiny was to see the World before I died.  Covid-19 put a dent into those hopes.  Considering the damage it has done to many people’s lives and many countries’ economies, my pending … Continue reading

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