The Best of Cancun

In a country Americans call our neighbor, in a state with a funny name, in a city born out of tourism, I feel at home.  I first visited Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico 34 (gulp) years ago as a college student.  On my first visit there were two !! hotels on the beach along Blvd. Kukulcan.  Yes.  Cancun has grown into a world class tourism destination. Yes. Cancun has given birth to several nearby tourist destinations. Think Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, etc. Yes. Spring breakers love Cancun. But… the heart of Cancun is still here if you are willing … Continue reading The Best of Cancun

Stay-puft sky…(8/2/15)

I suppose a pilot sees these sights all the time.  But for those of us who are altitude challenged, this kind of thing is pretty spectacular to behold.  While most of Michigan was being doused in strong winds and rains yesterday, we had a slight reprieve in Lewiston around 5pm.  Hopefully these pictures convey how beautifully the sky was blanketed with marshmallow-y clouds! Continue reading Stay-puft sky…(8/2/15)

Yes, Timmy, there is such a thing as a Blue Moon

Good friends and I were joking around one evening over many cocktails.  The topic of discussion was whether or not a Blue Moon indeed exists. Well….turns out that it does…but we’re only able to see it once every 30 months or so… Tonight, dear Tim, I captured this for you….   “In the past, a blue moon was used to mean “rare,” but now the name is given to any full moon that is the second to appear in one calendar month. The lunar cycle is around 29 and a half days, and months of the year are between 28 and … Continue reading Yes, Timmy, there is such a thing as a Blue Moon