Category Archives: Travel

Travel features. Life is a journey, and we should take as many journeys as possible.

Celebrate National Parks!

Almost 102 years ago President Woodrow Wilson signed off on the National Park Service. This bureau within the Department of the Interior was charged with conserving “scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to … Continue reading

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Fiesta! San Antonio Turns 300

One of my favorite places in Texas is San Antonio. And history says that I’m not alone. When Spanish explorers came to the New World in the late 1500s, they were looking for treasure and trade goods. Spanish explorers traveled … Continue reading

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Illinois is 200!

I just received my advanced copies of the March-April issue of Midwest Traveler. The cover story is my Illinois bicentennial article. I once lived in Illinois and loved it. We lived in the Chicago suburbs, and for a girl from … Continue reading

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Beach or Mountains?

There are beach people and mountain people. You know, what’s your ideal location to get away from it all and recharge? While I’m not opposed to a little beach time, I’m most definitely a mountain person. I’m a frequent driver … Continue reading

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