Category Archives: writing about life on the road

How would you rediscover America?

Since I returned from my mini-Steinbeck odyssey, I’ve had the chance to read Peter Zheutlin’s (a festival guest speaker) soon-to-be-released book The Dog Went Over the Mountain. Motivated by John Steinbeck, Zheutlin took a cross-country trip in 2018 with his rescue dog Albie. The two traversed America in a convertible for over six weeks. Suffice…
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Vacation Tip: Choosing Your Hotel

Fresh from an excellent five-day vacation in San Antonio, Texas, I’m going to write about a few of the considerations that made our trip so enjoyable. Our group included me, my good friend Jeanne, my son Russ, and two of his friends. The first mutual decision Jeanne and I had to make was selecting our…
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Mixing it up in Miami

Halfway through the busy holiday season, my husband and I decided that we would require a little R&R once our three sons (and a girlfriend) had departed. We took off the week between Christmas and New Years and began to plan our getaway. We ran into a few obstacles, but the trip was well-worth it.…
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Will Travel Writing be in my Future?

Halfway through 2018, I made a strategic decision to take a break from writing parenting articles for a few years. I’m at that in-between stage, where my kids are adults (at least most days!) and I don’t have any grandchildren yet. Once I finish up two current projects, the world is my oyster. So-what to write…
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