June 2012

Destination Discovery: Peanuts on Parade, St. Paul, Minnesota

June 28, 2012

Mr. Jones and I are both childhood fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang created by cartoonist Charles Schulz. We associate Santa Rosa, California – gateway to our favorite Sonoma County wineries — with Mr. Schulz and the Peanuts comic strip. Santa Rosa, after all, is the home […]

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Photo Friday: Words of Wisdom

June 22, 2012

Words of Wisdom from the Bear Creek Winery near Homer, Alaska Happy Friday!  We like wine and visiting wineries when we travel.  This is the northernmost winery that we’ve visited.  They make the wines using grape juice sourced from around the world, in combination with Alaska berries and fruits. Learn more about Bear Creek Winery and […]

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A Peek Inside the Four Seasons Hotel-Denver

June 21, 2012

Last week we decided to break our loyalty to the Marriott and Hilton families of hotel brands and stay one night at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Denver.     We were lured by the Four Season’s convenient location and special rate for TBEX conference attendees.  Here’s a quick look at what we found. […]

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A 10-Year-Old Rates the Rides at Worlds of Fun

June 18, 2012

Want to know the best roller coasters and other rides at Kansas City’s Worlds of Fun amusement park?   Just take a 10-year-old-kid who loves roller coasters to Worlds of Fun.  Take notes and photos as they sample most of the rides during a three hour window. I completed this exercise last week with my […]

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