Want to make someone hate you? Find a person who doesn’t know much about art and force them to spend hours as you drag them to every painting in every gallery in a museum while you read every placard as they fidget next to you. Yep. I guarantee […]
Thank you for a great first year! On January 1, 2016, I completed my first full year blogging! As a thank you to all of my blog subscribers, I’m doing a Winter Give-Away drawing for a Hartmann Herringbone Duffle bag. I chose something that I would enjoy having […]
In early December, I drove to Rockport, Texas. Mission: to visit Whooping Cranes in their winter home. I met Captain Kevin Sims the next morning, just before sunrise, and we headed out on Aransas Bay towards the marsh and the cranes. The Whooping Crane is one of the most […]
For those of you considering an Atlantic crossing with Star Clippers in 2017, here is a review of the more practical aspects of my westbound Trans-Atlantic cruise on the Star Flyer in the fall of 2016.
Updated with information about flying with Spirit Airlines. There are things you should know before booking a flight with Spirit Airlines. I’ve taken my first Spirit Airlines trip, and it was an experience. There’s a lot not to like about Spirit. The attitude of Ben Baldanza, who was CEO […]
Beautiful: The slow drone of four radial piston engines on a crystal clear November morning as I stepped back in time with this great warbird. This morning, I drove out to a small airport north of Houston for a bucket list experience. Flying in a B-17 is something […]