The Family Trip [VIDEO]

Nathaniel tells the story of one of his first family trips as a child. But getting started was no vacation. Does his family’s dream trip successfully take off? [ Read More ]

Opportunity Sneak Attack [VIDEO]

flying

When one graduates from college, they often have to make some financial sacrifices.  A common suggestion is to break everything down into a “want” or a “need”.  So, Leah wonders, is flying first class a “want” or a “need”? [ Read More ]

You’d Lose Your Head if it Wasn’t Screwed On

keys

We all met up at a small restaurant on Koh Samui, a palm-blanketed gemstone of an island in the Gulf of Thailand. [ Read More ]

Just in Case They Wanted to Call [PODCAST]

travel

Pia and her kids travel Canada! But upon visiting a cemetery, Pia realizes she might have some explaining to do to her children. [ Read More ]

Everyone’s Soft Spot for Cats [PODCAST]

cat

Pia tells the story of having to sneak the family cat into a hotel. Did their scheme go as planned? Or were they caught red-handed? [ Read More ]

My Visit to Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

While vacationing in the Hawaiian Islands, I visited the World War II memorial atop the sunken U.S. battleship Arizona, a monument to those who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor. [ Read More ]

Spoons

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Jerry remembers his friend Spoons, who was named that because that was the instrument he played. He was also an incredible talent who wowed everyone. [ Read More ]

The New York Experience Through Haikus

I wrote some haikus about my experiences living in New York City. It should be noted that these haikus are written in the Contemporary English “5-7-5”  verse form. It should also be noted that I am NOT Japanese. [ Read More ]

Dino Mailbox

mailbox

When visiting the family of my husband’s side who lives quite far into the countryside, this caught my eyes. [ Read More ]

Waiting in Line [VIDEO]

Mark never appreciated waiting in line until a trip to Cuba. Find out what changed his mind! [ Read More ]

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