Tag Archives: Staten Island

MM 4-21 A View from the Staten Island Ferry

On our way back from our vacation in Spain and Portugal last June we stopped in New York for a few days before we flew back home to California. One day we took the ferry from Manhattan to Staten Island … Continue reading

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Why we went to Spain, Portugal and New York: An Overview of Our 2017 Vacation

My sisters Betty and Marie are avid walkers and when they heard that my wife and I were interested in visiting the Camino de Santiago de Compostela this year they expressed an interest in joining us. But when they realized … Continue reading

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My German Heritage, Part Three — The First Elise

My youngest granddaughter’s middle name is Elise. She has a cousin in Hawaii named Elise and another in Oregon with a middle name of Elise. My two daughters also have two cousins (# 6 and # 7) with the middle … Continue reading

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