The Peripatetic Traveler

Monthly Archives: April 2016

Have you ever noticed that long-time vacant land will sometimes spontaneously sprout a new subdivision or office park or other structure, seemingly overnight? I think I’ve figured out what happens. Backstory: A little over a week ago I went to Phoenix to participate with my eldest daughter in the annual JDRF One Walk. This 5K walk is an annual fundraiser for Type 1 Diabetes research. Last year I supported Ali in her… Read More

A little over a year ago, I posted an entry called “I’m a Volunteer!” detailing the beginning of my journey as a volunteer for Donate Life AZ. It’s been really gratifying to be able to help at registration events over the past 13 months or so. Early this year, I stepped up my game a bit by going through the Volunteer Speakers workshop. Since then, I have told my story to a graduating… Read More

From The Ground Up

Chronicling the buildup of a 6x6 Jeep CJ-6

Just North of Paradise

Sporadic Musings on Writing, Art, Natural History, Travel, and Food

Plying Through Life

Travel Stories and Other Adventures

Always Departing

Traveling through the wonderment of a curious world.

Smokey the Jeep

The adventures and evolution of a lifelong dream


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The Peripatetic Traveler

Thoughts about my travels - of all kinds.

Casual Travelers

because the world is too interesting to stay home


A blog full of humorous and poignant observations.