Boracay, Philippines–Adventure and R&R

Boracay, one of the 2000 inhabited islands in the Philippines, is known for its white sand beaches, one reason why I chose this busy slice of paradise for a three day trip with my son and my dad. My son, a 14 year-old teen, is into a bit of active adventure and my dad is happy […]

August 10th, 2016|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|