Find 5 great places to spend some time exploring as a couple. Locations across the country are included.
I am a photojournalist who loves to write about new places, interesting people, great food and wine. A native Texan, I love outdoor adventures and sampling food and wine from all over the world. I also enjoy sharing my favorite Texas places and foods with people everywhere.
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Find 5 great places to spend some time exploring as a couple. Locations across the country are included.
Take a tour of the most popular gardens in the South, Alabama’s Bellingrath Gardens.
A visit to three of the best chocolatiers in the nation, including the legendary Norman Love of Ft. Myers, Florida.
A trip across America looking at the holiday traditions that make us special.
A roundup of all the exciting romantic adventures Whidbey Island has to offer during the winter months, especially February.
Food-loving Kathy Fang lets you in on her secrets of staying fit while staying healthy and enjoying the foods you love.
A visit to the islands off the coast of Washington have a definite European flair and they are all Fido Friendly!
The islands off the coast of Washington make you feel a world away with their unique community feel and culture.
A brand new show for the popular chain features the Queen in the starring role for the first time ever.
A surprising look into the history of one of the first Thanksgiving foods and how it is making a comeback to the modern American table. Recipe included.
A peek at the author and his newest book in a trilogy many fans have been waiting for, The Book of Dust.
A round-up of great places to reconnect after sending your last chick off into the big wide world.
This is a story about how to help a great cause – war-injured veterans and their families.
Ideas for making the transition from summer to school less stressful.
With the recipes and the hints in this article, you can throw your own farm to table dinner right in your backyard.
The celebrated writer, poet and educator, Alexander believes nothing is impossible. Moved to establish a library for school children in Ghana, he continues to change lives through education.
Travis Mills is a quadruple amputee vet that is giving back in a big way. This free retreat offers vets and their families a chance at a real vacation.
This is a tribute to the wonderful books that were a part of American childhood for so many years. Learn the fascinating history behind the creation of these beloved books.
In Longview, Texas every July a balloon spectacular is held. The GTBR will celebrate 40 years in 2017 and has world class competition.
Granbury may be small, but the excitement, good food and entertainment is anything but tiny. Great place for a weekend of adventure, fun and good times.
This article gives you tips for remaining hydrated while traveling and the danger signs to look for if you think you are dehydrated.
Chef Kathy Fang gives her best tips for getting into shape for summer fun and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Want to see a view of the Grand Canyon that’s different? Visit the North Rim for a very different experience.
A look at the incredible movement started by two Navy Seals that has united people across the nation.
Mike and Robert of the popular show Salvage Dawgs are creating a new line of furniture based on their creations on the show. See how you can find these pieces […]
This is a collection of Mother’s Day memories from some well-known and new authors. Their sentiments bring to mind the importance of honoring our mothers and other women who have […]
Learn about an amazing new show that gives girls a chance to follow their dreams and create their businesses with help from the corporate world.
Follow the amazing stories of two injured veterans, learn about their ties to British royalty and what they are doing to help others through the marathons they run.
Traveling to a city with casinos and want to try your luck? Follow these easy guidelines and Lady Luck might shine on you!
Love to find the unusual and strange? Check out these off the main road, offbeat museums scattered across the country.
Meet a real life Scottish storyteller and travel with the author as she explores the legendary glens of Scotland.
Chocolate is as personal and as different as the people who create delicious concoctions with this favorite ingredient. All across America chocolatiers are making their own versions of the ‘best […]
Follow the food! These photos with delicious descriptions give you the secrets of the best places to eat in Western Montana’s Glacier Country.
A fun survey of NFL team merchandise purchases during the 2016-17 season to find out who has the most “loyal” fans.
What hot food stuff is made from salt mined on an island? Tabasco sauce! Check out the unique history of this food and it’s origins.
A wild ride through the snow-covered Montana countryside near Glacier National Park.
Want a glimpse into the future? Marian Salzman has a record of spotting future trends and making eerily accurate predictions.
Take a trip across America and see the many different ways that Americans celebrate the holidays.
A brief exciting tour of the hot new trends in RI arts and food culture.
Ever wonder where old soap stars are and what they’ve been up too…? Find out the remarkable things Brad Maule aka Dr. Tony has been up to since he left […]
A brief profile of a successful digital nomad and his coupon site that allows him to live the nomadic lifestyle he loves.
Small Texas towns are tiny treasured glimpses into our past, if you take the time to get off the beaten path.
Learn the surprising history behind this humble dish…a perfect addition for your Thanksgiving table.
Take a wild ride on a genuine dog-sled through the snowdrifts and forests of western Montana.
Take a visit to one of the strangest man-made monuments in the USA. The plains of western Nebraska is home to quirky Carhenge.
Ever wonder if maple syrup is as good for you as it taste? Find fun facts about this fall favorite and some great places to sample the delicious treat.
An inside look at the place that inspired many of the famous poet’s best known works.
A trip to University of Michigan’s stadium is on every football lover’s bucket list! See why it’s such a legend on this visit to the “Big House”.
Take a step back into American history with a visit too the oldest winery in America…see how the wine industry in the New World began in Washingtonville, New York.
Up for a last minute fall getaway? Try the Alabama Gulf Coast for a culinary/nature adventure!
A fun, fact filled trip to the winter estates of American icons Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
Remember those slim little volumes you cherished as a child? Loved the illustrations? Here’s your chance to see the originals up close and personal!
A visit to the shelling capitol of the world! Spectacular sunsets and sea turtles are bonuses!
Dr. Omalu’s new book tells story of concussion risks. Played by Will Smith in movie “Concussion”, this tells the truth behind the dangers of contact sports.
A romp through the surprising food scene in Western Montana featuring everything from award-winning chefs to enterprising home cooks.
The trip of a lifetime for some can be had all at the same resort in Western Colorado…excitement, great food and a dash of danger make for an unforgettable experience.
Meeting people you’ve only seen on TV is usually disappointing because they don’t always behave in person the same as they do on TV, but Mike and Robert are as […]
Just northwest of Austin is a tiny county that has enough fun, food and unexpected sights to keep even the most seasoned traveler intrigued.
Road trips are a great way to discover out-of-the-way places like these…finding unusual treasures along the way is part of the fun!
This article explores not only the capitol city, but all of Rhode Island, showing that the smallest state definitely has a lot to offer!
Ever wonder why someone would create such a quirky masterpiece? Find out who’s behind this tribute to Stonehenge and the celebration surrounding it.
Happy National Burger Day – Celebrate with Juicy Hamburger History and a Side of Don’t Miss Burger Joints
The story behind the burger and some of the tastiest burger places to try!
Many people get Veterans Day and Memorial Day confused, this article explains the true meaning of this important day.
Take a ride along with me and visit three of the best train museums in the country.
Three NYT best-selling authors share personal memories and stories of their mothers in celebration of Mother’s Day.
A look at the season most people overlook at Red River…summer! There are a multitude of family activities and outdoor fun during this pleasant season.
A visual feast of gorgeous photos as you take a virtual trip through three fabulous botanical treasures.
This article gives a brief history of Earth Day with some unusual facts you may not know, along with a call to action.
A look at some of our most beautiful parks and some handy tips to prepare you and your family for a visit.
A fun look at three Texas festivals that “celebrate” the states’ most obnoxious pests: the wild hog, mosquito and fire ant.
This is a tongue in cheek look at the great state of Montana, their manly population, great food and spirits, and spectacular scenery.
A brief look at the National Park and the surrounding area in celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.
A visit to the Southeastern part of the Cowboy State where history comes alive and the views are fabulous.
IN magazine article highlighting the history of the oldest town in Texas and showcasing the modern side of Nacogdoches today.
Find out what a day in the life of this former GH star is like, now that he calls East Texas home.
Shoe Ins: At the Texas Horseshoeing School Farriers Learn the Newest Twists on an Ancient Profession
A day with the owner of the Texas Horseshoeing School turns into quite the eye-opener.
An intriguing visit with some reality TV stars that will make you smile.
An exciting romp through the diamond and crystal mines, four-wheeling,zip-lining, horseback riding and all while enjoying great food and wine.
Exciting visit to see one of the greatest migrations of earth, the sandhill cranes in Nebraska.
Spending the day in Green Bay, home of the Packers, experiencing the history and love fans have for their team and our own, Matt Flynn.
This article chronicles my adventures as a Texan experiencing the thrills of ice-fishing, a sleigh ride, snow-shoeing and snowmobiling for the first time.
The fascinating story of a beauty shop owner who became the founder of the world’s largest book club.
An inside look at one of the last working cotton gins of its kind in the country.