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Green Gables, Lobster Rolls, Live Music, and a Long Bridge: A Quick Visit to Prince Edward Island

June 27, 2022 - Overland journey from Halifax to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island On the morning of June 11th 2022, I reluctantl...
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The Musical Road in Tijeras, New Mexico

June 13, 2022 - The Musical Road of Tijeras, New Mexico (Route 66) While recently driving on I-40 East from Albuquerque towards my...
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What's the scoop on that old church in San Antonito, New Mexico?

June 06, 2022 - San Antonito Catholic Mission Church and Cemetery (aka Nuestro Señor de Mapimi Church) There's a saying that "trave...
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Meet the Mayor of Golden, New Mexico

May 30, 2022 - Leroy Gonzales (the Mayor of Golden), Mark Aspelin (that would be me), and a Tarantula Hawk Wasp (the photobomber)...
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Polar Bear Plunge, New Mexico Style, at the ABQ BioPark

August 17, 2021 - At this evening’s volunteer dinner at the ABQ BioPark, twin polar bear brothers Kiska and Koluk entertained us during th...
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Very Early Retirement

April 29, 2019 - “Not all those who wander are lost.” -- J.R.R. Tolkien I’m a big fan of early retirement, just not in the normal way...
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How to visit 15 countries in 20 days, with a 10-year old, and enjoy it! (Day 0): A Blizzard

December 26, 2015 - We've all heard the famous quote from Chapter 64 of the Tao Te Ching that "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a s...
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How to visit 15 countries in 20 days, with a 10-year-old, and enjoy it! (Introduction)

December 24, 2015 - In the winter of 2015, I decided to take advantage of the discounts that were available for traveling with a "child" (wh...
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Djembe Drumming in Ghana

August 07, 2012 - In August 2012, I took a trip to Ghana for fun. Why? Five reasons. 1) I had never been to West Africa 2) I had hea...
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