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  • Pampering—mind, body and soul—in the Heartland (Part 2)
    Pampering—mind, body and soul—in the Heartland (Part 2)
    Thanks for joining us as we continued our pampering—mind, body and soul—at The Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort, located just 90 miles south of Chicago. (For Part 1 click here).Spa guests of diverse backgrounds, ages, and occupations...
  • Great Americn Distillers Festival
    Come to NE Portland This Weekend for the Great American Distillers Festival
    On Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th, the Great American Distillers Festival kicks off their 10th anniversary at Portland’s Left Bank Annex in NE Portland, on October 24th the 25th. During this event designed to showcase the...
  • Nepal: Walking across the top of the world: the Annapurnas of Nepal part III
    Nepal: Walking across the top of the world: the Annapurnas of Nepal part III
    Latest news about the avalanches and deaths in Nepal. The most recent account that I have found indicates 40 victims of the disaster. It appears that 32 bodies have been found and 8 more are presumed lost. Over 300 people were rescued from the...
  • Cruising west on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal
    Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal, . . . or three hundred . . . or more?
    The Erie Canal is a beautiful, fascinating, historic waterway that is now used almost exclusively for recreation. It still provides 15 miles of travel, or any other amount up to 338 miles, or even double that for a round trip. Travelers can cover...
  • Piper Kerman and Joe Loya: Tales of prison and friendship
    Piper Kerman and Joe Loya: Tales of prison and friendship
    Their friendship was cemented prior to their first face-to face-meeting. Piper Kerman, author of the bestseller Orange is the New Black, and Joe Loya, author of the critically acclaimed The Man Who Outgrew His Prison Cell: Confessions of a Bank...
  • REI Flash 18 day pack is lightweight and versatile
    REI Flash 18 day pack is lightweight and versatile
    The REI Flash 18 is the perfect travel pack that works well for day hikes, plane travel and all around toting needs. And it comes in some fun, bright hues too.Weighing in at 12 oz the Flash 18 is a lightweight pack with a spacious18 liter capacity...
  • LA GUNS in detroit at the diesel concert lounge
    LA guns in detroit
    LA Guns Returns to Rock Metro Detroit at Diesel Concert Lounge on Friday October 2480’s glam metal warriors LA GUNS return to metro Detroit for a headlining show at Diesel Concert Lounge (33151 23 Mile Rd. Chesterfield, MI) on Friday October...
  • Angela Johnson boldly expresses her musical style with Naturally Me
    Angela Johnson boldly expresses her musical style with Naturally Me
    “I want music to open something within me, to touch something few have seen, or reach something intangible in you…This is the record I've worked the hardest on. A lot of blood, sweat, and tears went into this project. I never...
  • Lucky Lady
    Rescue pets make the best pets here in Huntsville
    A little fur, a little purr, all just part of having a great pet around the house. Cats and dogs make great pets, and there are wonderful pets just waiting to find a loving home.Lucky Lady came into our lives as a stray, arriving on our porch in...
  • Martinsville Speedway logo
    Heading to Martinsville for 2014 Chase action? Check this out
    The first race of the Eliminator Round of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup is at Virginia’s Martinsville Speedway, home of the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 on Sunday, October 26th. The Sprint Cup stars are joined by the Camping...
  • Buffalo Bills 2014
    Buffalo sports ideas: October 20th through 26th, 2014
    Buffalo Bills – the Bills visit the New York Jets at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, October 26th; kick off is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. Find out more about the game and purchase tickets for upcoming home games at...
  • Essential Oil Therapy for all of your weekend getaways: 21 Drops
    Essential Oil Therapy for all of your weekend getaways: 21 Drops
    I first glimpsed at 21 Drops at a Ritz-Carlton resort in Georgia. It's a high quality essential oil therapy collection that helps with wellness and mood goals. I was happy to be hosted to experience it!These oils are meant to be inhaled and...
  • The Voca People in the spotlight
    The Voca People bring out-of-this-world entertainment to Boerne, Texas
    Mark this date: Thursday, October 23, 2014.That's when "aliens" will land in Boerne, and they're not just friendly--they're delightful, charming, immensely talented, and turning the world of a cappella on its head. Or in this...
  • Lucy Liu joins Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s A-list of ‘fans’
    Lucy Liu joins Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s A-list of ‘fans’
    Award-winning actress Lucy Liu has joined Mandarin Oriental's "He's a Fan/She's a Fan” advertising campaign—a promotional effort designed to raise the luxury hotel brand’s awareness globally in print and in...
  • Negro Leagues Museum
    Kansas City Royals in the World Series, see its great baseball tradition
    Kansas City, MOThe World Series is improbably starting tomorrow in Kansas City as the plucky Royals play host to the San Francisco Giants. These two teams, both wild cards have battled uphill the entire post season and each has defied the pundits,...