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Pensacola: Rich history, heritage and amazing beaches

From the country’s largest tract of protected shoreline to Florida’s only natural bluffs, there are so many reasons the Pensacola Bay Area is the perfect place to indulge your love of nature and the outdoors.

Mt. Rushmore: One of America’s iconic national monuments

BLACK HILLS, SD, July 28, 2014 — Even before you get to this iconic symbol of democracy, even before you are able to see the faces of the four presidents carved into the Black Hills, as you are walking towards the monument itself, your heart is pounding. One cannot deny the excitement of seeing America’s most iconic ...

Last stop: El Paso then home

It is vacation time in the US which means cross-country travel for many. The following article is the last of several that chronicles my adventure with Jan Pawlak in the summer of 2010. They originally appeared in my column Feed the Mind, Nourish the Soul at the Communities @ The Washington Times from August to November 2010. ...

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to add eight acres

ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 — Georgia’s two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to add eight acres of land to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The additional acres include the Wallis House, one of the few remaining structures from the battle, and Harriston Hill. Cobb County and the Cobb Land Trust have already purchased the land to ...

Holiday in Phoenix

FORT WORTH, Texas July 14, 2014 — Once again my eyes opened as a door banged shut. This time it was an apartment door and Rob was the one who went through it. In the dim of the room my body snuggled deeper into the couch as sleep once again pulled me under. Later on ...

Santa Fe: Expect surprises in offbeat Southwestern town

SANTA FE, July 10, 2014 — Just when you think you have defined Santa Fe, it does something to surprise you. This is a city with a rich Southwestern heritage, eclectic boutiques and shops, sidewalk cafes and restaurants. Behind the obvious though, Santa Fe is a town that thrives on quirkiness and individuality. Ask most Santa Feans ...

Lady truckers: By the time I get to Phoenix

It is vacation time in the US which means cross-country travel for many. The following article is the first of several that chronicles my adventure with Jan Pawlak in the summer of 2010. They originally appeared in my column Feed the Mind, Nourish the Soul at the Communities @ The Washington Times from August to November 2010. ...

Lady truckers: the Land of Enchantment

It is vacation time in the US which means cross-country travel for many. The following article is the first of several that chronicles my adventure with Jan Pawlak in the summer of 2010. They originally appeared in my column Feed the Mind, Nourish the Soul at the Communities @ The Washington Times from August to ...

Sneak Peak at Universal Studios Diagon Alley (Video / Slideshow)

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 – Universal Studios is pulling out all the stops… stops along the Hogwarts Express that is to promote their latest additions to their theme park environment: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, The new Hogwarts Express feature will open on July 8 at Universal Orlando Resort. In a ...

Seven memorable days on Maui

Maui is a perennial favorite among those who find themselves captivated after a first visit. From then on, Maui becomes a love affair whenever the Aloha Spirit beckons.

Maui: Island of romantic delights

MAUI, Hawaii, May 20, 2014   Whether you are planning a perfect destination wedding, celebrating a milestone anniversary or just searching for a romantic tropical island escape, Maui has more than enough ways to say I love you. Aloha wau ia `oe is but one. Your own love story may start here and can only grow ...