Tag Archives: Shopping

Christmas on the Water

I’m not sure if I should start with “Happy New Year” or “My apologies.” This was supposed to have been a pre-Christmas post featuring fun holiday activities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast that you could enjoy during the holiday season … Continue reading

Posted in Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Penguin Palace in OKC

I’m generally not a huge fan of art museums. Not because I don’t like art but because the places are always so stuffy. No food, no drinks, no gum, no touching, and although I’ve never seen a sign that says … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Rock & Brews Review

If you find yourself driving through the heartland on your way to somewhere else and you start seeing signs for the Oz Winery, let me assure you that unless you just want to buy a $7.00 wine with a cute … Continue reading

Posted in Quick Trips | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Big Jesus

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is just a hop, skip, and a jump from my hometown of Fayetteville. So, I’ve been there a lot. On a sunny spring-like day the scenery and the curves make for a great drive with the top … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Theodora’s Room

“You’re in ‘Theodora’s room,’” the bellman says as I follow him down the hall.  “That can’t be good. Who’s Theodora?” I asked.  “Are you going on the ghost tour tonight?”  “Yes.”  “You’ll hear all about her. You’re in the second … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Paradise Coast

Like most days, we started out with a plan. Like the best days, it changed. We began our morning by cruising over to Naples for the Naples Botanical Garden’s Sunday dog walk. I thought it was the perfect time to … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The City Beautiful

In 1990, I was a Walt Disney World College Program participant. At that time, I was in Orlando without a car and living on Disney property in Lake Buena Vista as a college intern. I mostly just went to work, … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Forgotten Coast

A week in this area of the country can really change your perspective. From swampland to sandy beaches and hometown hole in the wall bars to historic district shopping, there’s no reason this coast should be ‘forgotten.’ And for the … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Hill

Welcome to The Hill. You won’t see it on signs, but you’ll see it on t-shirts, and hear it referenced. The Hill is home to the University of Arkansas and the (not so) mighty Razorbacks. The Hill is Fayetteville, Arkansas. … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Up With Trees

Up With Trees is a non-profit organization in Tulsa, Oklahoma that promotes urban forestry. You’ll notice ‘Up With Trees’ signs along most of the roadways and public properties in the area. The signs are made of wood. This observation began … Continue reading

Posted in Travels | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment