Category Archives: travel

Friends forever. Finally, Boston.

Reading Dan Buettner’s “The Blue Zones of Happiness” on a flight from Massachusetts to Florida this weekend I smiled at this part about how to be happy: Create a circle of at least three friends with whom you can have … Continue reading

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Exploring Old Florida ~ Cedar Key and more

A 12th Stone travel post: A wonderful thing about retirement is the freedom to wander at will. Just pick up and go with no plans. Do people actually do that? Back in Pennsylvania when I was still working and our … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island ~ shore to remember

An hour’s drive and 45-minute ferry ride away, it took me 20 years to make it to Cumberland Island National Seashore. Since I started dating a guy who loves to travel four years ago we’ve been from Alaska to Panama … Continue reading

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Skal! To Iceland, and a new decade

A 12th Stone travel post: Hmm, maybe not. Perhaps I’ll write a travel/humor/birthday piece. Whatever, how can a retiree be too busy to blog? My first 12th Stone post featured a photo of a champagne toast to my 65th birthday. … Continue reading

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Ponce at Guana: where time stands still in Florida

A 12th Stone travel post: Cruising down Florida State Road A1A from Ponte Vedra Beach to St. Augustine, it’s impossible not to notice the lush natural scenery. Yet on a mission to shop, eat or both, it’s common to drive … Continue reading

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