Author Archives: Island Traveler

About Island Traveler

Just A Dad With A Dream.

When It Rains, It Pours Complaints

Californians prayed and hoped for Rain for more than a year. State is in severe drought. Water Reservoirs at emergency low. It’s Land, parched and cracked. Forests ravaged by Wildfires the entire Summer. Took a long time, but finally God … Continue reading

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50 Cents Rasputin Music Vinyl Records

Vintage and Collectible Vinyl Records for 50 Cents? Unbelievable, but these mega cheap prices do exist at Rasputin Music in Campbell, California. “Good condition used items at 90% discount is a must grab. 180% discount basically is giving it away. … Continue reading

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Genie and Bottle, the Untold Story

I felt like I was dying climbing back up. My body, in aches and pain the next day. But I will do what I did all over again when opportunity strikes. Why? Because it’s one of my Life Source. We … Continue reading

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Alamo and Riverwalk 2021 Adventures

My son must be around 5 years old when we first saw the Alamo and rode the Riverwalk Cruise. My son said he can’t remember it. I wanted to refresh his memory but I can’t remember it too. I knew … Continue reading

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Greetings From Austin, I Love You So Much

Written on a green wall of a pizza restaurant are the words, “I Love You So Much.” It’s a mural turned into a tourist souvenir photo spot in Downtown Austin. Time with Friends sharing the most delicious food and unlimited … Continue reading

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Visiting Austin During A Pandemic

Never in my wildest dreams where I had to choose between regular mask or the airtight N95 mask when riding a plane. It’s our first out of State travel during a pandemic. Anxious? Yes. Excited? Yes. In disbelief? Kinda and … Continue reading

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What I See, What I Feel

What I see people have no idea exist even if we are looking at the same visual frame. What I feel, no one can ever truly understand or will be brave enough to experience. “I can’t believe them myself, but … Continue reading

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Last Disney Halloween Magic

It was our last Family Halloween Disney Magic before our World got locked and turned up side down. It was our last Holiday Celebration where we were freest to bring to life our wildest imagination. No worries of infection, people … Continue reading

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Goodwill Scavenger Hunt

End of Summer 2021, the 3 Amigos were trying to figure out one collective activity where everyone will enjoy and remember. I quickly suggested, “Roadtrip to the Beach? Wifey replied with a question, “Again?” My second suggestion, “Hiking on rugged … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz, The Lost Boys and Us

Surfers Turf, Santa Cruz is not only known for its awesome Surf Breaks but also for its beautiful haunting Sun-kissed Beaches. Winter, Monarch Cove at Natural Bridges State Beach provides Haven and Sanctuary to migratory Monarch Butterflies. Thousands of flickering … Continue reading

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NO KINDNESS, NO SERVICE

“I will do everything to keep him safe, alive and happy. I will try everything to make sure he has a future and still has a Planet to grow and enjoy. I will change and be better so he can … Continue reading

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1 American Dies of COVID every 60 Seconds or Less

JHU COVID Data: 1,823 U.S. Deaths from COVID today, 9/15/21. Translation: 1 American dies of COVID every less than 60 seconds from a preventable disease. America is very much at War with Death and Disease with no Peak in sight, … Continue reading

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