Newseum: The Best Museum Ever

I have been to my fair share of museums. Art museums, history museums, science museums and even sex museums. So it probably isn’t surprising that over the years, many of them have started to blur together. It has become harder and harder for me to find a museum that really stands out and impresses me …

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Grand Canyon

My Spring Travel Plans

Nothing excites me as much as having travel plans! So I am excited to announce my plans for this spring. With limited vacation time, I am squeezing in trips to Boston, Atlanta, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon – all before June 1! While I would love to be heading overseas again too, I am excited …

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New York City

New York, New York

As I stepped off the plane at LaGuardia, I had a sense of the familiar. Passing the Auntie Anne’s pretzel shop, I recalled the days of snacking on their buttery pretzels as I waited for a flight back home after a fun-filled weekend in the Big Apple. I hadn’t been to New York in five …

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Serena Williams trophy

Back to the US Open

I step off the 7 train just half an hour before noon and scurry past the crowds on the boardwalk leading to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open tennis tournament. The gates had opened over an hour earlier, so the lines to get into the center are almost non-existent. …

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Earnestine & Hazels, Memphis, Tennessee

Ghost Hunting in Memphis

  Do you believe in ghosts?   I don’t. At least I don’t think I do. Nonetheless, when I learned of a ghost tour while I was in Memphis, I jumped at the opportunity. I wasn’t really interested in ghost hunting; rather, I thought it would just be an interesting walk around the city in …

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Memphis trolley car

Walking in Memphis

Put on my blue suede shoes And I boarded the plane Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues In the middle of the pouring rain W.C. Handy, won’t you look down over me Yeah I got a first class ticket But I’m as blue as I boy can be I was sporting silver …

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