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Fall Harvest Festival, White House Fruit Farm, Canfield, Ohio

Fall Harvest Festival, White House Fruit Farm, Canfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. LAST SATURDAY my friend Joanne invited me to a harvest festival and craft show in nearby Canfield, Ohio. Friday the temperature had dropped to a chilly 59 degrees, but Saturday dawned sunny and warm. Perfect weather for a colorful fall event....
September 23rd, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More

Cape Reinga, New Zealand and the Awesome Bus

Cape Reinga, New Zealand and the Awesome Bus
Story by staff writer JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram. 7 a.m. on a foggy morning in Paihia saw us introduced to Spike, the driver of the Awesome bus. To call him a character would be an understatement, but I can think of no one better to introduce you to the “top bit” of New Zealand....
September 21st, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, Spirituality, Beaches, Forests, Lighthouses, ROAD TRIPS, CHARACTERS, NEW ZEALAND | Read More

Don’t Mess with Mother Weather

Don’t Mess with Mother Weather
By staff writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. Feature photo: Taken in the 70s, Bill and Vicki Lathom on board Gypsy, in the harbor at Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. BEGINNING BOATERS have one bad thing in common: not leaving enough wiggle room in a schedule to keep them out...
September 19th, 2011 | STAFF, Boating, SAFETY | Read More

There’s a Passport with Your Name on It

There’s a Passport with Your Name on It
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. Today, Saturday, September 17 is Passport Day in the USA 2011. How wonderful that there’s a day not only to commemorate it but also to expedite the process for people who’ve been meaning to get around to it. I’ve had a passport...
September 17th, 2011 | STAFF, TRAVEL PREP | Read More

In the Footsteps of Anthony Bourdain: J’s Oyster, Portland, Maine

In the Footsteps of Anthony Bourdain: J’s Oyster, Portland, Maine
Story by Milli Thornton & Brian Williams. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. MY HUSBAND BRIAN called from South Portland, Maine and said he’d just been to the Bug Light. I thought he said “Bud Light,” so I shrieked “WHA?!” Knowing how much he hates Bud Light (he’s more of a...
September 16th, 2011 | VIDEOS, STAFF, USA MAINLAND, DINING, Lighthouses | Read More

Becoming Location Independent: Technology, Business and Personal

Becoming Location Independent: Technology, Business and Personal
By staff writer Lisa Carter. Photos Copyright © Jon Lee. This is Part III in a series on becoming location independent. In Part I, Lisa shared the process of deciding when, where and how to start the experiment. In Part II she talked about arranging the essentials, such as accommodation and what to...
September 13th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, COSTA RICA, LOCATION INDEPENDENT | Read More

My Favorite Ethnic Spots in NYC

My Favorite Ethnic Spots in NYC
By guest blogger Samantha Wilson. Photos Copyright © Samantha Wilson. I LIVE A FEW hours from NYC but any time I have a chance to visit some of the amazing ethnic spots, I take it. My most recent trip was in the beginning of July when I traveled with one of my sisters for a two-day stay. The two of...
September 12th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Historic/Museums, STREET LIFE, WALKING/HIKING | Read More