Tag Archives: A Word In Your Ear

The Day I Saw A Space Shuttle Launch

At 2:20 pm on May 14th, 2010, the quiet Floridian afternoon was shattered by an adrenaline pounding roar and blast of flames. Three minutes later, all was silent again. Only a Crooked and Squiggly Line of Delicate white smoke across … Continue reading

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Happy Travels

Nothing makes me happier than exploring the world with Rich and Sue. Here are a handful of my favourite ‘happy’ photos from the last 12 years. And what has become my absolute favourite…. This post was inspired by Sue Llewellyn’s … Continue reading

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NYC Water Towers

Water is the lifeblood of any city. It’s a means of transportation, trade and defence. Yet in modern cities the more literal sense of this statement is often forgotten. I mean, how many people even notice the countless water towers … Continue reading

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Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear

Unsurprisingly, my trip to Alaska in 2007 was one of the most memorable vacations I’ve ever taken. It really was the adventure of a lifetime. So much so, that the fourth Jaspa’s Journey book (The Hermit of Kennecott) will be … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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Circles in Stone – Rollright, Avebury & Stonehenge

Great Minds Think Alike, they say. Perhaps that explains why Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) and Sue (of A Word In Your Ear) have both come up with Round as their photo theme this week. And the A to Z … Continue reading

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Misty Dawn in Avebury

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks in the UK, mainly in and around the beautiful county of Wiltshire. If you’re familiar with this part of southern England, you’ll know that it abounds with incredible prehistoric sights, including Stonehenge. I’ve … Continue reading

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