• Sep 8, 2015

    I am a big sun devil fan. My friend, Bob, loves to travel, so I asked him to attend the ASU Sun Devil scrimmage with me today, August 18, 2012. The two of us rented a car with a Sirius radio, placed Sophie in her traveling kennel and hig...
  • Louvre Museum, Paris, France
    Aug 24, 2015

    In 2003, I walked my third marathon in Paris and visited the Louvre. I saw the statue of Venus De Milo and the painting of Mona Lisa, among other famous statues and paintings. A funny thing is: I thought the statue of David was in the mu...
  • Aug 24, 2015

    In 2003, I entered my third marathon in Paris, I toured Paris and wanted to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Several of us took the elevator to the top and took pictures.
  • Phoenix, AZ, United States
    Jul 17, 2015

    When I had a paper route, there were a couple of times I was mentioned in the newspaper. One night my District Manager, Al Swabb, took several of the paperboys to solicit new subscriptions. I went to a guest house to the rear of a home i...
  • Grand Turk, Turks Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas,
    Dec 18, 2014

    I took a father-son cruise with my son, Ken Plake. We met in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 11, 2014 and spent the night at an Extended Stay . We dined at Carrabba's for dinner that night and left for the ms Maasdam around noon...
  • Aug 1, 2014

    1. Surprise Stadium -Done 2. Peoria Sports Complex -Done 3. Camelback Ranch -Done 4. Goodyear Ballpark -Done 5. Maryvale Park -Done 6. Salt River Fields -Done 7. Scottsdale Stadium -Done 8. Phoenix Municipal Stadium -Done 9. Tem...
  • Mar 26, 2014

    Visit Arizona Fall league Parks that are venues for the Cactus League Spring Training Facilities.   Clubs: Glendale Desert Dogs, Mesa Solar Sox, Peoria Javelinas, Salt River Rafters, Scottsdale Scorpions, Surprise Saguaros
  • Washington, DC, United States
    Dec 11, 2013

      In 1982, I, along with 10 other parents and teachers, chaperoned 110 eighth-graders to Washington, D.C. and other historical sites. It was an experience of a lifetime. In addition to The White House, we also visited the U.S. Mint,...
  • Dec 2, 2013

    South Dakota is the only state that I have not visited on the ground. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpnhMQpCJ2Y
  • Dec 2, 2013

    A Senior Citizen can visit all Arizona Fall League Ballparks for only $6. If I could only stay away from the hot dogs, beers and nachos, I would be okay. October 21, Robert Mavis and I watched the Surprise Saguaros play the Mesa Solar So...
  • Dec 2, 2013

    Ride the California Zephyr with Amtrak. I would like to ride all of the Amtrak lines. I have n ever been to South Dakota, have never ridden the California Zephyr and have not seen Mount Rushmore. These are on my budket list.  
  • Mar 10, 2013

    I wanted to complete a marathon, because after my open heart surgery, I didn't want to kick the bucket. I completed my first one in the year 2000 in Monaco, it took me 8 1/2 hours. I walked mostly but jogged occasionally. The participant...