Little Mermaid

Little Mermaid - Copenhagen The famous mermaid sculpture sitting on a rock near the shore in Copenhagen was created by Edvard Eriksen in 1913. It was inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, "The Little Mermaid". The title word, "Little", is appropriate as it only stands a smidgen over 4 feet. It is one … Continue reading Little Mermaid

15 Below Zero!

Sunlight piercing through the gap in the hotel drapes woke me up.  The sun had just broken through the low clouds and lit up the beach, it was 82 degrees with a soft breeze. Getting dressed was easy: cargo shorts, Hawaiian shirt, flip flops and my floppy hat--total elapsed time of 13.5 seconds and I … Continue reading 15 Below Zero!