Walt Disney World Resort: EPCOT

Walt Disney originally planned EPCOT, an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, as a utopian futuristic city. This planned community would include a city center, residential areas, and mass transit. Unfortunately, Walt Disney died before the idea came to fruition. EPCOT instead became another theme park of the Walt Disney World Resorts. EPCOT is … More Walt Disney World Resort: EPCOT

Portland, Oregon

Last week, Whitney went to the American Geriatrics Society Conference in Portland. I joined her on Thursday night and we spent the next three days wandering around. On Friday, I spent all morning at Powell’s Books and meandered around town waiting for her to finish the conference. That night, our friend and her sister joined … More Portland, Oregon

24 hours in Curaçao

On the fourth day of our Caribbean cruise, we explored the former Dutch colony of Curaçao. The architecture is quite reminiscent of neighborhoods along Amsterdam’s canals, but with a vibrant Caribbean flare. Pastel painted buildings line the waterways, and the colors continue to climb up the hillside as mansions wind up the streets. We spent … More 24 hours in Curaçao

24 hours in Aruba

As is common with cruises, passengers typically get a mere day in each port. We knew we wanted to dive at least once during our Caribbean cruise, so we sacrificed seeing the island of Aruba for witnessing its gorgeous seas. It is no surprise that diving is a conundrum for me. I am an overly … More 24 hours in Aruba