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Grand Canyon National Park: Sights and Scenes from the North Rim

Grand Canyon National Park: Sights and Scenes from the North Rim

Las Vegas, Day One: With sunshine on my shoulders, a glow on my cheeks, and a bounce in my step, I arrived in Las Vegas before noon on a warm September Friday ready for adventure. I met up with two friends who, like me, decided [Read more…]

5 Minutes in Louisville, Kentucky

5 Minutes in Louisville, Kentucky

Something you should know about me: I love whiskey. I love it in all forms and derivatives including scotch, bourbon and whisky without an “e.” I love the cheap stuff (as a mixer) and I love the good stuff (neat, on the rocks). I love [Read more…]

St. Augustine Locals Love: Conch House

St. Augustine Locals Love: Conch House

A few years ago, back when I still worked at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, I was training my summer intern on giving tours when I spotted a familiar face in the courtyard. I couldn’t quite remember where I knew this woman from, [Read more…]

5 Minutes in New Orleans, Louisiana

5 Minutes in New Orleans, Louisiana

As my plane descended, the Crescent City slowly materialized from beneath the dense layers of silver fog draped across the bayou. New Orleans is a city unlike any other. It’s a cultural oasis that outsiders yearn to be a part of, but can really only [Read more…]