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Quickie Tip for Putting Your Mail on Hold

Quickie Tip for Putting Your Mail on Hold
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. EVERYONE KNOWS BURGLERS will target a house with uncollected mail bulging from the mailbox. And by now we should all know the dangers of identity theft should our mail be stolen. But what if we don’t have kindly neighbors to take care...
August 4th, 2009 | TRAVEL PREP | Read More

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING | Read More

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska
By guest blogger George Angus Sitka & Mount Edgecumbe photos Copyright © Jerry Snelling AS YOUR ALASKA AIRLINES jet gently banks you catch a glimpse of Mount Edgecumbe, Fuji-like in its appearance. Your descent takes you closer and closer to an ocean that is as deep a blue as you have ever seen....
July 27th, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ALASKA | Read More

Kissing the Lucky Frog

Kissing the Lucky Frog
AUSPICIOUS GOOD FORTUNE is how they might say it in feng shui. I intend for this blog to be a lucky magnet for fun experiences, making new friends and cutting my teeth on some free-wheelin’ travel writing as I gain the skills needed to become a published travel writer. Kissing the lucky frog seems...
July 18th, 2009 | Feng Shui | Read More

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage
AS ONE WOULD expect, the Montréal Jazz Festival is held largely outdoors. The festival layout includes stages for the performers, food and beverage stalls, sports cars on display, an alfresco restaurant serving mainly wine and appetizers and a playground for the kids. Stalls devoted to related fun...
July 11th, 2009 | COFFEE, EXOTIC BEVERAGES, MUSIC, QUEBEC | Read More

Chinatown in Montréal

Chinatown in Montréal
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. CHINATOWN IN MONTRÉAL is a bustling slice of street life. From the happenin’ waterfront, terrace restaurants and cobblestone streets of old Montréal we progressed to Chinatown on foot. The narrow street that turns the corner at Chinatown’s...
July 10th, 2009 | VIDEOS, HEALTH, QUEBEC, STREET LIFE | Read More

Collective Soul at the House of Blues, Cleveland

Collective Soul at the House of Blues, Cleveland
TODAY’S THE DAY Collective Soul’s playing at the House of Blues in Cleveland. Sadly, this will have to be included on my list of travel bummers. Not that we’d have to travel far: Cleveland’s only an hour from us here in Youngstown, Ohio. It’s just that I badly wanted to see that show!...
June 22nd, 2009 | VIDEOS, MUSIC, TRAVEL BUMMERS | Read More