Our dear Cap’n has been sailing the seas of life for 50-some years, and for the past few, calling South Florida his home port. 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.
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This is a difficult post to make, but bear with me while I flesh out the details. I’ve created multiple Facebook pages and groups to support my new passion, my YouTube Channel. But I am having serious misgivings about the platform, especially after their latest announcement. “News Cannot Be Fake” For if it’s fake, then […]

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PROTECT Thyself – On Being Safe

Pocket Safes Question: Which pocket is safest from pickpockets? I’ll give you a moment to think about it. (Insert music from Jeopardy here ….) Ready? And the answer is … none of them. Seriously. Unless you’ve got it zip-tied, super-glued, and hermetically sealed, it’s vulnerable. Just ask us how we know. But that doesn’t mean […]

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I’m Completely NORMAL, Right? – On Being Sane

Tiny Spaces … Too Close For Comfort? In Key Largo, I live in a 33′ travel trailer. With another human being. That’s gives Nikki and I each about 150 square feet for ourself and our individual stuff. Plus we have to give back some of that for common right of way. Tiny, huh? What possibly […]

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Mental Erections Are Not SINS – On Being Somewhere Else

A Reason To Vamoose As The Clash so eloquently put it, should I stay or should I go? Should one park themselves behind their white picket fences, stick many roots into the ground, and thus wait patiently for sweet, sweet death? Or should one explore, learn, experience, and teach? (Yea, I might have a bias […]

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Strangers NO MÁS – On Being Social

High School Cliques By the time most folks get past school and/or college, they have their friendship circles pretty much in place. Maybe they add some individuals after they create children, when new families come together around that activity. Maybe even a work buddy becomes more and gets included in the festivities. But generally, that’s […]

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Thoughts From A Weekend Alone (Life 4.0?)

Sometimes a person needs to be surrounded by the less than usual. To process, to learn, and to decide. Well, that has been my weekend. Nothing breathtaking, just determining the future direction of my life. Nikki has been away in the Bahamas since Thursday, doing volunteer work because her soul is good. (For the record, […]


Morocco and the Camels – Culture Flashback

New video is up! Our second time in Fes Morocco, staying with friends who own and run the riad Dar Zerbtana (link below!). We visited Chefchaouen and rode camels in the freaking Sahara Desert. 🙂 Limited video, but we wanted to share some stories and photographs. https://www.booking.com/hotel/ma/dar-zerbtana.html THE PIRATE WANDERER