Such Great Heights

Anyone who knows me knows that I am deathly afraid of heights. Like really, really afraid of them. I don’t know if it’s the actual being up high or the possibility of falling that I fear more.

Many, many moons ago, when we lived in Tacoma, my family and I visited the Space Needle. I went up the elevator but I didn’t dare venture to the outside of the observation deck. Too scary. Continue reading

Tour Groups: Yay or Nay?

There was a time when I thought that traveling as part of a tour group would be neat. You don’t have to plan much except for what tour you wanted to go on. Airfare, transportation, lodging, sightseeing, and even some meals are all taken care of. No fuss travel. Continue reading