A question was posed on Reddit: How can I use my Southwest Airlines Frequent Flier miles to enjoy a modest but relaxing US-based vacation? I came up with this answer. All are cities that Southwest flies to: Suggestion 1: Sanibel/Captiva Fly to Ft Meyers, Florida. Rent a car and drive to Sanibel/Captiva Island (about an [...]
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April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off
April 17th, 2013 · Comments Off
Maps of the North Burial Ground in Providence in PDF format. North Burial Ground, Providence, RI
October 12th, 2012 · Comments Off
Ice cream. Lots of great ice creameries. Most are probably closed in October. Lots of historic houses, windmills, lighthouses, mills to visit. Probably mostly closed in October, but you can visit the grounds. The walk out to Race Point Lighthouse is beautiful; do this at low tide. Fairly strenuous. World-class bicycle trails. Awesomeness on two [...]
September 5th, 2012 · Comments Off
I can say that the Wintec G-Rays WBT-201 has worked with my iMac and MacBook Air, reliably and consistently, for over a year. It claims to operate for up to 8 hours, and I think that’s about right. I sync the .gpx file with my Mac using the free Houdah GPS software. Here are some [...]
October 30th, 2010 · Comments Off
We flew to BWI, took a bus and a train to DC, to attend Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity. We walked from L’Enfant Plaza to Gallery Place, squeezing through masses of people. Then we flew home on the same day. More photos on Flickr.
July 6th, 2010 · Comments Off
Wyoming and Yellowstone National P ark; Salt Lake City Day 1: Wed 6/23/10: PVD to SLC to Rock Springs, WY: Flew all morning via Southwest, arrived in SLC around 10 AM. Called Acess RV to pick us up at the airport and we were introduced to our 23-foot motorhome, which was to be our home [...]
February 21st, 2010 · Comments Off
Sun, it rises from Kenneth Zirkel on Vimeo.
October 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment
I found myself headed for the in-laws house over Columbus Day weekend; they live in Nassau County, Long Island. My wife agreed to let me take an overnight lighthouse trip, and I decided that, starting from Nassau County, a tour of coastal New Jersey lights would be just the ticket. My timeframe was short: just [...]
August 27th, 2009 · Comments Off
We haven’t been to the Cape since 2007, and we were feeling the desire to return. The Wife found a really nice lakeside cottage available to rent in our favorite town, Eastham. It was a little expensive, but we decided to splurge to have the chance to stay right on a lake (actually a kettle [...]
Tags: Family Vacations
August 17th, 2009 · Comments Off
During my recent Cape Cod trip, I got up around sunrise one morning to paddle Stage Harbor, which is in Chatham, in the “elbow” of Cape Cod. My reference for this paddle was AMC’s Discover Cape Cod book. I noticed one little error in the book: the paddle put-in for this trip is on the [...]