Nebraska (and much of the Midwest) is still digging out from near-record snow this past weekend. As I write this from Atlanta, I’m a bit homesick because I grew up experiencing these thrilling blizzards and having fond memories of playing in the snow. Does anyone else remember when the city used to flood and freeze […]Read More Winter Lessons That Last
If you only have one night in this city on the bay, Tampa Bay, book it for Bern’s Steakhouse. Save your pennies to splurge on this well worth the money treat and come hungry… very, very hungry. And I’m serious about having the reservation, probably at least a month out, mine was 3+ months out. […]Read More One Night in Tampa
A few days in British Columbia was just the ticket to celebrate and play in full on winter. I love everything about a great ski village, including the cold. Whistler delivers a classic experience linking three wonderful villages (Whistler, Blackcomb, and Olympic Village) together with easy, scenic walking paths. The two-hour scenic, Sea to Sky […]Read More Winter Wonderland aka Whistler, Canada
If you can’t beat ‘um, join ‘um right? So, with most of the U.S. thawing from the latest polar vortex, this nomad headed North, to the great Pacific Northwest to be exact. With flights to Vancouver, British Columbia hovering right around $300, it seemed like a bargain. Watch the ticket prices and be ready to […]Read More Embrace Winter? Bring it On.
Every couple of year’s some scary statistics will appear on my radar that say things like X% of high school graduates never read another book again or X% of adults read less than one book a year. And I think, how…. why? I forget that not everyone’s idea of a perfect afternoon is being lost […]Read More Dare to Read