Lucky

Lucky

Lucky Just a couple of weeks ago, Chris and I surprised ourselves by scaling the steep headland that overlooks Mamora Bay, Antigua.  Even recovered from the climb, the view is breathtaking. To the right, a lucky horseshoe bay surrounded by hillsides dotted with...
By Chance

By Chance

By Chance Some of the best things in life happen by chance. We were enjoying a family vacation on the West Coast of Scotland when, by chance, we spotted a poster advertising the Highland Games to be held the following day on the isle of Mull in the Western Hebrides....
Who Writes History?

Who Writes History?

Who Writes History? Among many other features, our Florida hometown is renowned for shrimp, sharks, and pirates! It’s not lost on me that pirates have morphed from a menacing distraction to an endearing attraction. Life-size models of pirates punctuate the main street...
Maturing Nicely

Maturing Nicely

Maturing Nicely Beginning another New Year, I notice that I think of time both circularly and linearly.  I only have to compare my current self with my childhood self to note that things have surely moved on. Yet devoted readers of Salt Spray and Aspens will recall...
Storms and Tides

Storms and Tides

Storms and Tides Most people we know who moved to north Florida from elsewhere were hoping to avoid cold, wet weather and shorter days. Usually, we are blessed with sunshine, gentle breezes, and an hour or so’s extra daylight. Until a recent week in November! We were...