What a Trip

Lassoing the Sun: An Ode to National Parks and People

By the end of the first two pages of Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks, by Mark Woods, I was hooked. This is not just a memoir of Woods’s year traveling through national parks, one park per month, so he could write about the experience, it’s a memoir that hits upon the universal need for […]

June 24th, 2016|Arizona, Florida, Maine, What a Trip|

Take Me Home: A Road Trip Movie Gem

With season of summer road trips almost upon us, here is a movie that is a reminder of what it’s like to discover oneself and a kernel of truth about life along the open road.  “Take Me Home,” is an independent film gem that I discovered while browsing Netflix options for a Friday stay at home movie night. […]

May 11th, 2016|California, New York, Ohio, Travel, What a Trip|

Thrills for All: Adventures on the Gorge, WV Part 2

Although rafting trips on the Gauley and the New River and the zip line experiences are the biggest draw to Adventures on the Gorge in West Virginia, (see Thrills for All, Part I) there are more ways to tap into one’s adventurous spirit and spend time with family.

For a combination of relaxation and fun, particularly when there are a variety […]

March 30th, 2016|Virginia, What a Trip|