Category Archives: vacations

Back Soon

Well, I’m back now, but I’m not yet back, if you know what I mean. I highly recommend spending time here: The view? Exquisite: Nicaragua’s Pacific coast. Perhaps the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever taken.

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Martin Sheen, Medio Peregrino

Whatever the opposite of wanderlust is, I have it. But sometimes, I go against type. During college, living in London for the summer, I’d seen a documentary about The Way of St. James, one of the top three pilgrimage routes … Continue reading

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The B.E.T.F.

We’ve been up in New Hampshire for a vacation, staying with my parents at our family’s summer house on a small island on a big lake. Total heaven to get away from Texas in August! My brother and his wife, … Continue reading

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Vacation Destination

Keeping in mind our record on vacations, please share your thoughts on what we should do for our next trip. The trip through the Florida Keys would definitely involve swimming with dolphins, which studies have shown might be just the … Continue reading

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The Quickest Trip of My Life

We planned a quick weekend escape to San Miguel de Allende to celebrate our 10th anniversary.  After the Isla Holbox debacle (see prior post), San Miguel would seem to be the perfect opposite – mountains, Spanish colonial architecture, great art, … Continue reading

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