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Posts by: Captain Joe

Getting Setteled

So I’ve dusted off my cowboy boots, pulled out my wide belts with the big buckles and put my shotgun up on the fireplace mantel....

Well, it’s Official. We’re Proud Owners of a Horse Ranch

We’ve been on the road for five years now and a more settled life has been calling to us louder and louder. But where to move? We...

Searching for Boredom in the Santa Fe Forest

Joe: For the last 6 months or so I’d been craving the peacefulness that comes with living in the moment. I’d accepted too many things...

Welcome to Athens

It’s six in the morning and still very dark. A drizzle of rain is falling as Elaine and I walk down the ferry’s gangway. We take our...

There’s More Than One Way to Get to Turkey

“Darling, there’s more than one way to get to Turkey.” That was my response to Elaine’s feeble attempt to put her anxiety in front...

Hanging Out In Rota, Spain

Well, we’ve headed out on another overseas journey. This time we wanted to push further into Eastern Europe. After some relaxing days...

Lost Keys

It’s happened before. An end to a wonderful down-easter weekend of soft-shell lobsters, overflowing plates of steamers and the...

The Soft Shell Lobster Cometh

Imagine lobsters with a shell so soft you can get to the succulent meat using just your hands—no shell cracker needed. A soft-shell...

Jennifer post: What can you take with you when you die?

Jenifer writes: I was walking down the corridor at home trying to figure out where I’d left something. A book. I was very frustrated, and...

‘Nothing Is Impossible’: Two Friends and A Wheelchair on the Camino de Santiago

While walking in the Pyrenees back in June, Makenna and I had heard stories about someone in a wheelchair. Watch this video, it’s an...