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Book Review: A Guide to National Parks of the United States

The recently published 8th edition of National Geographic’s National Parks of the United States is a perfect companion for a road trip or for enjoying travel from the comfort of an arm chair with the foot rest up.

Covering the 59 scenic national parks in the United States’ National Park System, the guidebook serves as a nuts and […]

July 20th, 2016|Alaska, Arizona, Travel, Uncategorized, What a Trip|

Doughnuts: Pleasure in a Treat Worth Driving For

Lately, I’ve been driving to doughnuts for a story I’m working on for a publication. As a person who’s generally a plain cake kind of gal—no filling, no frosting, no dusting of sugar, I’ve tried a few that could be my new love.

At Buckeye Donuts in Columbus ( 1998 N High St. 614)/291-3923), an establishment that […]

December 23rd, 2015|Food, Ohio, Restaurants and Dining, Travel, Uncategorized|

Coney Island, Ohio: More than 125 Years of Fun

When my cousin and I were searching for a location for our twin fathers’ recent birthday celebration, my dad suggested Coney Island on the banks of the Ohio River, 10 miles east of Cincinnati. This is the amusement park of our childhoods. With its more than 125 year history, Coney Island also enchanted my grandparents in their youth. In the 1920s, Coney […]

September 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|