Can it be that a country of polar bears and caribou might become one with its southern neighbor? After a 3-month journey through four provinces of Canada – British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario – and Vancouver Island, here’s what I observed.
Many years ago – too many to even fathom – dinosaurs roamed free. It’s hard for us to imagine what life was like back then. So, after recognizing their unique historical significance, the town of Drumheller Aberta, built a real tourist attraction to memorialize and try to understand these beasts that ruled the earth.
We’re enculturated to succeed in our competitive-business-media obsessed culture and when we don’t know what’s next, we imagine the worst and fear taking the first step.
I spent a considerable amount of time thinking about my father while traveling to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last week.
Of all the times I’ve driven to Florida in January, this might be the sweetest. I’m taking my time. All the other drives, I was so ready for early spring that I couldn’t wait to get there. This time, as I wend my way across America and stop for days at a time in locations I’ve never seen, I am more aware of climate change and seasons with each degree of latitude I cross.
Every week of the year a mixture of sunshine, shore winds and smiling faces greet native and tourist alike at the Downtown Fort Pierce Farmers’ Market, generating energy and enthusiasm that brings customers back week after week from communities as far away as New York, Boston, Ann Arbor, Madison, Wisconsin as well as Florida’s Treasure Coast.