You Should Really Give Puerto Rico Another Chance

You Should Really Give Puerto Rico Another Chance

Puerto Rico: To go back or not to go back? There’s that moment when you visit a new place when the sense of wonder leaves you giddy with the excitement of exploration. Then there’s the moment when you return to a familiar place that feels so comfortable...
Papa’s Chicken & Dumplins

Papa’s Chicken & Dumplins

My grandmother made flat dumplins. Rest her soul. Does anybody really like flat dumplins? And why would you go to all that trouble when big, fat fluffy dumplins are actually easier to make? My grandfather never told her he didn’t like the flat ones. Just as he...

You Gonna Fish or Cut Clickbait?

What the heck is clickbait? In the world of the Internet, writers are eventually faced with the reality that we must get eyes on the page. We have to interrupt our leisurely troll through seas of our own wondrous and witty prose, hoping to land the perfect fish who...
Franciacorta: What Did We Really Think About It?

Franciacorta: What Did We Really Think About It?

We visited the Franciacorta wine region of Italy in early 2015. The 2015 Gold Prize for Special Focus Travel Articles – Internet: Culinary Travel: “The Italian Wine Country You’ve Probably Never Heard About,” put the spotlight on us and our favorite wine...

The Perfect Little Black Travel Dress

Here is the rest of the story behind my LBD that I featured in my Yahoo Travel article. I didn’t intend to wear Columbia Sportswear on formal night of a luxury cruise, sitting at the staff captain’s table, no less. It just sort of happened. I am no...