Ship and Penguins

Time, Opportunity & Desire

Richard Altman shares photos and recollections of the adventures he and his wife Andrea had on their trip to South Georgia Island and Antarctica. There’s even an up close and personal visit with penguins!

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Ken Wallin shares his travels in Paris and Provence. This time, he and Judy had plenty of time to explore at their leisure, and in getting lost, they found themselves. Read more


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Julie Andrew

EIL staffer Julie Andrew shares her experience on a recent visit to Seattle and Alaskan cruise. She also provided us with some additional web-gallery exclusive photos you won’t see in the magazine. What a beautiful world we live in! Read more

"Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it!" ~Danny Kaye, Actor Local artist Ken Wallin embraced that idea and shares his adventures as an artist in residence at the Chateau d'Orquevaux in the Champagne-Ardennes region of France. Read more

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5-star sommelier, owner and founder of Heathen Wine Tours, Heath Porter recounts his adventures in Chile. The group visited nine winery owners and winemakers and sampled the region’s Carménère and it’s fine Chardonnay. No animals were harmed, but... Read more

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Annaliese Kondo

This summer Annaliese Kondo of Studio Pixel Pop had the opportunity to learn in Paris with her four-year old daughter and other students of CCGA. Read about how she found her artistic inspiration there and see the proof in her photos from the trip. Read more

Duane Harris shares the experiences he and Carol had during a recent cruise in France. They visited Paris, several churches and chateaux, Monet's gardens and grave at Giverny, and their ultimate destination: Normandy. Read more


In January, Former Senator Mack Mattingly and his wife Leslie flew to Puerto Rico to provide assistance and see the recovery efforts firsthand. Leslie graciously shared her experiences and stories abou other islanders working there with EIL. Read more

Take a little (or maybe NOT so little) boat ride with Duane and Carol Harris, as Duane describes their experience on the West Indies Explorer cruise aboard the Viking Star. Read more

People & Places

Ken and Judy Wallin share the story of their return to Hawaii 50 years after they moved there following their wedding in the spring of 1967. Many things have changed for Ken and Judy and for Hawaii, but the love remains the same. Read more

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On the Road With Janice - An enlightening and entertaining glimpse of life on (and off) the road with Janice Lamattina as she travels the globe.