Author Archives: danroyerickson

Team AD on a Swiss Road Trip

Our friends Amanda and Laurie kindly invited Rebecca and I, along with Jenn and Spence, to join them on their vacation in Switzerland over the Eid al Fitr holiday.  We didn’t want to miss such a great chance to spend … Continue reading

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Jack and Zack in Oman and the UAE

Late last year, my friend Zack mentioned an interest in visiting the Middle East with his son in the Spring.  After a little planning, Zack and his oldest son, Jack, were scheduled to spend 6 nights in Oman and the … Continue reading

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March Visit to Cowtown

I connected in Toronto after departing NYC and arrived in Calgary around 1:30pm on March 25th.  Dad was there to greet me and gave me a lift out to Strathmore to pick up the car.  I got back into Calgary … Continue reading

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Long Island Wine Country and NYC

On Friday, March 22nd, Rebecca and I boarded a flight to New York.  We arrived at JFK International Airport around 5:00pm and found our rental car.  The rush hour traffic was a bit heavy at first, but it thinned out … Continue reading

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March in the Emirates

March started with a friend stay-cation in the Emirate of Ajman. The guys (Spence, Laurie, and I) drove up in the early morning to play a round at the Al Zorah Golf Club while the ladies (Bec and Amanda) headed … Continue reading

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Keeping the Wheels in Motion

We kept the wheels in motion after our kickstart to 2019.  Here is a recap of our busy Feb: Watched Conversations with Nature (7 short films) at the Imagine Science Film Festival at NYU Abu Dhabi. Took in the Papal … Continue reading

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Festive Season

After returning from the Maldives, Bec and I kick-started the festive season in Abu Dhabi.  We got busy right away writing our Christmas letter and cards.  We kept up with our tradition of cheese fondue with our friends Nadia and … Continue reading

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