Archive for the ‘STAFF’ Category

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. MY FIRST MISSION when planning a day trip to Mansfield, Ohio was to find an interesting place to meet my brother for coffee. Good coffee and atmosphere were the big priorities. With my brother being a retired employee of a coffee company, I...
July 20th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, COFFEE | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. I HAVE LOVED all things Disney since before I can remember. I wanted to be Annette Funicello from The Mickey Mouse Club. When I got a bit older, it was Haley Mills from the movies on The Wonderful World of Disney: the original...
July 16th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, Theme Parks | Read More

Travel Writer’s Notes

Travel Writer’s Notes
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. THE FEATURE PHOTO, snapped by Brian as I wrote in our stylish and comfy room at Beacon Shore B&B, Ontario, seems to tell the entire story. I’m living the high life as a travel writer, taking trips whenever I...
June 29th, 2011 | STAFF, WRITING | Read More

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. THE FIRST THING I want you to know is that, with some caveats I’ll touch on in this story, I usually don’t agree with keeping dolphins penned up in captivity. But when I had a chance to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery on...
June 22nd, 2011 | STAFF, Critters & Wildlife, ISLANDS, Reviews | Read More

Must Have Coffee & Beignets in New Orleans!

Must Have Coffee & Beignets in New Orleans!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. A LONG TIME AGO, back when people wrote real letters with a pen and paper and mailed them with a real stamp, I was infected with the lust to some day have coffee and beignets at Café du Monde in New Orleans. I was living in Australia and...
June 15th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, COFFEE, OUTDOORS EATING, STREET LIFE | Read More

The Blueberry Patch, Mansfield, Ohio

The Blueberry Patch, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. NINETY MINUTES by car from Cleveland in the western foothills of the Allegheny Plateau is the small city of Mansfield, Ohio. Sleepy as it sounds, with a population of 50,000, Mansfield is worth the drive if you’re looking for a diversity...
June 8th, 2011 | TASTE BUDS, STAFF, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More

Collective Soul – Cleveland Rib Fest

Collective Soul – Cleveland Rib Fest
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos & video Copyright © Brian Williams. IN JUNE 2009 I wrote in Travel Bummers that we’d missed seeing Collective Soul at the House of Blues in Cleveland. Our consolation was that we needed the eighty bucks it would have cost us for tickets—we were saving our...
June 3rd, 2011 | VIDEOS, STAFF, MUSIC | Read More