Our dear Cap’n has been sailing the seas of life for 50-some years. Somewhere between impulsive and a stick-in-the-mud, he finds himself embarking on journeys that will either solidify his wandering ways, or give him a nervous breakdown. Come join him on his new adventures in moving pictures on YouTube at https://youtube.com/ThePirateWanderer.
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Stuffed PORTOBELLO Mushroom and EGG Brunch – Rick’s Semi-Healthy Kitchen

Pick a country, any country. You can take this dish there. Basically it’s a portobello mushroom with vaguely country-specific things, topped with an egg. Baked and delish! You always start with a fresh portobello mushroom, add in a regional green and cheese, some sort of liquid fat, and an egg. Garnish. Viola. Oh … and […]

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SHRIMP & CHEESY Mashed Cauliflower – Rick’s Semi-Healthy Kitchen

A southern favorite, shrimp and grits with tasso gravy, is seriously super-yummy. And pretty damn fattening. So I’m trying to make it a tad healthier. And a bit more international. Hell … I can’t just leave good enough alone, ya know? First of all, I’m swapping out the grits for mashed and cheesy cauliflower. Yes, […]

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Wynwood – STREET ART and Urban Galleries – Miami Life

We’re starting the “Miami Life” Series with something seriously eclectic … Wynwood! What is it, you ask? Here’s what Wikipedia has to say: “Wynwood is a neighborhood in Miami, Florida. Wynwood is known for being an entertainment district, with artwork, restaurants, breweries, clothing stores, dance venues, among other retail options. Formerly an industrial district, the area is […]

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BEDROOM FAILS – It’s NOT Your Fault

I’m not sure if there is an equivalent in the female world, but a man’s inability to get and maintain an erection is actually worse than just not getting it up. Why? Because besides the shame, there’s almost always another aftermath … knowing your partner thinks it was somehow their fault. All men will experience […]

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ASSEMBLY REQUIRED – Forgetting How To Ride A Bike

Yes friends, I am breaking out of captivity. A new road bike is arriving and will bring me to paved trails of fresh air goodness. Well, once assembled. INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thepiratewandererTWITTER: https://twitter.com/PirateWandererFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/thepiratewandererYOUTUBE: https://youtube.com/ThePirateWanderer PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thepiratewandererSWAG: https://teespring.com/stores/the-pirate-wandererBOOK: http://amazon.com/author/rickhiggins Mastering The Second Half Of LifeBuilding A Better Me I just turned 59 years old. Only one more […]

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Your Smart Speaker Is LISTENING! – HEY OLD PEOPLE!

Just a quick reminder that big brother may be listening. All that convenience of your Alexa or Google Smart Speaker comes with a price. INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thepiratewandererTWITTER: https://twitter.com/PirateWandererFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/thepiratewandererYOUTUBE: https://youtube.com/ThePirateWanderer PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thepiratewandererSWAG: https://teespring.com/stores/the-pirate-wandererBOOK: http://amazon.com/author/rickhiggins Mastering The Second Half Of LifeBuilding A Better Me I just turned 59 years old. Only one more lap around the sun […]

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What is VENMO? – HEY OLD PEOPLE

A minor explanation to those not in the know. What is Venmo and what makes it different? Here’s the short primer, now go do some research before you install that app! Public By Default: https://publicbydefault.fyi INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/thepiratewandererTWITTER: https://twitter.com/PirateWandererFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/thepiratewandererYOUTUBE: https://youtube.com/ThePirateWanderer PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thepiratewandererSWAG: https://teespring.com/stores/the-pirate-wandererBOOK: http://amazon.com/author/rickhiggins Welcome to the JOURNEY! Here’s the deal … I just turned […]

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Can CRITICAL THINKING Improve Life?

Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally about what to do or what to believe. To understand the logical connections between ideas and to detect inconsistencies in reasoning. To solve problems systematically and to identify the relevance and importance of ideas. And perhaps most importantly, to reflect on the justification of one’s […]