American Airlines Airplanes Fly California to NY

In 1953 American Airlines was one of the leaders in transcontinental airline service flying from Idlewild, New York to Los Angeles, California. Remember the days when you dressed up to board an airplane and lobster was on the menu in coach? American Airlines airplanes fly California to New York, non-stop, in an attempt to bring […]

March 21st, 2014|California, New York, Restaurants and Dining, Travel|

14 for 2014 — Ideas for Kid-friendly Trips

Dreams Resort, Puerto Vallarta Mexico

For a great all-inclusive resort vacation, I highly recommend Dreams just north of Puerto Vallarta. We stayed for a week in this lovely paradise with enormous crystal clear pools, beach palapas, entertainment, all manner of activities and fantastic restaurant. To lounge and read with feet in the sand and a drink […]

January 28th, 2014|California, Lodging, Mexico, New York, San Francisco, Travel|

Botanical gardens and nature inspired trains bring holiday cheer

One of my favorite places to go each December is Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati. There, Paul Busse and his crew of creators–that now include his grown son Brian, fashion a train display of wonder each holiday season. Like Santa and his elves who make appearances in several places at the same time, Busse is also responsible for the fanciful holiday […]

December 20th, 2012|New York, Ohio|