Category Archives: Locations

A Practically Perfect Weekend

I recently had a practically perfect weekend.  It started off with a fundraiser on Friday evening when I toured the new Rehabilitation Pavilion at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  It warmed my heart to see what a great contribution to the community … Continue reading

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The Avenue Café – The Garden District New Orleans

Carol King drifting from the speakers, wooden floors, wooden tables, the St. Charles trolley swiftly glides by. A young man is working diligently at his laptop while sipping an iced coffee.  Runners stop in for a juice or water and … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2012

Happy New Year –  I’ve been thinking about what’s ahead in the new year but I’m also reflecting on the year that’s just passed.  As I’ve been browsing through the pictures of the new sites I’ve seen as well as the places I’ve revisited, the … Continue reading

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The Twilight Tour of 2011

I recently went to see “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II,” the conclusion of Stephanie Meyer’s epic love triangle between Edward Cullen, Bella Swan, and Jacob Black. My friend Lory is a die hard Twilight fan and a card carrying … Continue reading

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Laura Plantation – New Orleans, LA

On a recent trip to New Orleans, we decided to take a break from the excitement of the French Quarter and visit plantation country.  Just 35 miles west of New Orleans in Vacherie, Louisiana is the Laura Plantation, a Creole … Continue reading

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2011 Highlight – Las Vegas Fremont Street

A few blocks north of the dancing fountains, erupting volcanoes, and singing gondoliers of the Las Vegas strip is the Fremont Street Experience. Located in old downtown, the four westernmost blocks of Fremont Street is a covered pedestrian mall where … Continue reading

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Disney Christmas – A Weekend of Firsts

When you live in Florida, it’s easy to fall into the Disney Doldrums.  The Disney Doldrums is when you go to Disney World Resorts and do the same things and go to the same places each time.  This year, we … Continue reading

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