Posts by: Ron

Bratislava

Bratislava. Never heard of it! At least that’s what I was saying when I saw it on our little cruise ship itinerary. I doubted it would be on anyone’s list of places to visit before you die or even a short holiday. I had no knowledge of this city when I found myself floating down the Danube and saw a most peculiar space ship-like object seemingly guarding the city’s entrance. I had heard of Slovakia, the country Bratislava is contained…

  • Cruisin’ Part 2:

    A continuation of Cruisin' 2017........Our time expiring in Amsterdam, we packed our bags and made our way to the street where a cab was waiting. It was a fine sunny morning as we said goodbye to our lovely Amsterdam suite.…

  • Cruisin’ 2017

    There was a time when cruisin’ meant, driving back and forth on Courtenay Avenue in my not-so-cool and aged 56 Ford. I’m not sure what I was trying to accomplish other than to contribute to global warming, but I was…

  • The Palace

    Continuing with Hillbilly Hotel, we journey on from Victoria to the very beautiful west coast of Vancouver Island, where we had booked a campsite at Ucluelet. Our motor home is a bit aged. Consequently, on most journeys, one part of…

  • Hillbilly Hotel

    It was summer in Canada. Motor homing season had arrived. The previous year we had purchased a 29-foot colossus and took a few trial runs, realizing that motor homing is a pretty fun activity. Initially I had been entirely intimidated…

  • Travels with Dad

    From my first memory, dad was a strong, virile and handsome man. He had married my mother shortly after World War 2. They both served in the war with my mother a WAC in Great Britain and my dad a…

  • Thai Basil

    On a recent trip to Vancouver in January, I sought to get together with a long-time friend. I have known this man for close to 40 years and think of him as a brother. We have experienced many adventures together,…

  • Woody Cross

    On March 27, 2017 the world became a little less friendly and enjoyable. A good man and friend, Woody Cross, passed away from a horrible disease, cancer. He had struggled with this illness for a couple of years. His struggles…

  • Justice

    It seems there is a general interest in lifestyles of those perpetrating criminal acts and those that society designates to respond to these acts. I have completed three articles on my experiences in the jails and Community Corrections. These articles received the…

  • The Rock

    Rugged and striking, Newfoundland could literally kick your butt. For two weeks I had my butt kicked around most of this amazing island and much of Labrador. Three middle aged men were intent on circumnavigating Newfoundland and Labrador in an…

  • Under the Knife

    The following is a description of the continuing saga of Caroline's body renovation from the last blog. Some may have viewed much of this from a previous letter during the experience, but for those who did not have to endure my…

  • A Journey

    RunOnRon has been very quiet for many months largely due to the journey we have embarked upon. We are beginning to see a bit of the light at the end of the tunnel....hopefully. The next three posts will explain what…