Travel 2018: Weekend Warriors

I know we're already through the first quarter of 2018, but it's taken me that long to organize our major travel plans for this year. Not that other things won't pop up along the way, but I usually like to head into a new year with a good idea of our time off/holiday schedules, important …

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A Day at Disneyland

Growing up, my grandparents had a condo in Fort Myers, Florida, that we would visit nearly every year. I always looked forward to those vacations--deciding between the big and little pools; watching Grandpa get in trouble for rattling the pipes when he turned on the faucet in the morning; endless games of euchre; having my …

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2010 Travel Recap

Growing up, my family would take a vacation each summer. Thanks to all of those trips, I've been to every state east of the Mississippi, including a couple of others just west of there. However, because we usually drove and because my parents only ever had so much time off, we never really made it …

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Literary Travels: Little Bee

Every time I think I'm going to make some headway on my book pile, which I've started compiling electronically thanks to GoodReads.com, someone at work leaves a new book on my desk. I'm not really complaining-- I've read some pretty incredible novels thanks to input from fellow bookies at work, the latest being Chris Cleave's …

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Gone West, Young Man Part I: California

Top three reasons I just returned from one of the best domestic vacations I’ve experienced: Traveled with the boyfriend for nine days, which is a record-setting number of consecutive days for us to be together. Experienced some of the natural wonders I’ve only ever heard of, like the giant redwoods and the coastline of the …

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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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