Top Tens of Travel

When I was in grade school, I remember making top ten lists with my friends. Top ten boys, top ten songs, top ten movies, etc. The order was susceptible to change at any moment, but the idea was popular for years. I still find myself making similar lists today--facebook asks for my favorite movies/books/etc., my significant …

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I’m Gonna Mess with Texas

I've been feeling like I'm in a travel lull lately, but plans are now underway, and I'm starting to get excited for 2010 in terms of travel. The trips are actually spread out pretty nicely so I always have something to look forward to (much needed to reduce the daily stress levels). Work travel might pick …

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Oh, the Places I’ll Go

It's another dreary day in Northeast Ohio. This week is getting me down, and talking to out-of-state clients and vendors is not improving my disposition when they tell me about the pleasures of their climate. To make myself feel better (worse?) I decided to log a couple of places I would rather be than here. …

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Literary Travels: A Year in the World

I am struggling to make my way through the last few chapters of A Year in the World by Frances Mayes that my friend loaned me several months ago. She thought the cover looked "cool" and bought it, but quickly handed it off to me, complaining that she was having to look up every other …

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