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Eight reasons why I want to visit Brisbane

I just finished a delightful four weeks with my son, Chris. He is currently working on his PhD at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and was here on break between semesters. It was hard driving him to the … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons why it’s great to be an OLD traveler

How often does someone tell you, hey – it’s good to be old?! Well, I’m here to tell you that when it comes to travel, at least, this is definitely true. Here are my top five reasons why you should … Continue reading

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First Annual Wine Crawl for Wussies

When I was growing up in this little corner of Northeastern Ohio, I knew there were plenty of vineyards south of town. My classmates and buddies had last names like Kohli and Debevc and something about their Slovenian roots drew … Continue reading

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Put on your happy festival pants

When I stated last week that I would fill you in on some of the festivals taking place in Ohio this summer, little did I know what I was getting myself – and you – into. Let me start out … Continue reading

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Traveling with my pups

Everyone knows I’m nuts about my dogs:  Mick Jagger, the rock star long-haired dachshund, and his sidekick Little Richard, the tightly-wound terrier mix. As much as I LOVE to travel, and especially to travel overseas, the pups have me beginning to … Continue reading

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Making (laugh) tracks to Dayton

Nothing makes me happier than planning a trip. To be honest, I can get pretty cheery thinking about going practically anywhere. But I already know that the trip I’m planning to Dayton, Ohio this spring is certain to rate ding-ding-ding … Continue reading

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I’m a believer

So, I went to York and have to tell you – first and foremost – that this is a wonderful, charming, fascinating destination. LOVED it. York is picturesque, full of things to see and do, and is so easy to … Continue reading

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Oh, those sexy Beatles

I’m going to Liverpool next month. I can hardly wait to “Ferry ‘Cross the Mersey” and take a Beatles tour to catch a glimpse of the landmarks graced by the Fab Four. If you wondered how old I am, you … Continue reading

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So, you’re the first to hear

I have been noodling around with the idea of starting a niche travel company for years. I bought an online tutorial on how to set one up and occasionally daydreamed about how I’d actually do such a thing. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Bill Bryson makes me laugh wherever he goes . . .

Since I will be traveling over the next five days (work, not adventures), I’m going to pop in a little book recommendation before I head to Nashville. Maybe I’ll write about Nashville when I return but to be honest, when … Continue reading

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