Category: Travel

When Good Things Happen…

Sometimes good things happen to good people. I know, I know... it's hard to believe. Well, sit back, Blogtropolis, and let me tell you a little story... I work with a lady, let's call her Terry. Terry has worked in my office for a million years, since she was a teenager (she's in her 50's … Continue reading When Good Things Happen…

Back to the Blog- Summer Recap

A long, shrill, continuous beep . . . a flatline . . . Get the cart! Plug in the paddles!  Rubs paddles together and places them on WOAW's metaphorical chest . . . All clear! Jess yells, as she shocks her blog alive. A quick blip . . . then another . . . LIFE! … Continue reading Back to the Blog- Summer Recap

Reflections on the Eve of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This past summer we traveled to Washington, D.C. for a short vacation and visited the MLK Memorial. You can read about the memorial on the National Park Service website by clicking here. The Memorial is breathtaking. The statue of Dr. King is huge, and his famous quotes are carved into the walls surrounding. Here is … Continue reading Reflections on the Eve of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The 1% and Disney

Disney has a policy in place for disabled patrons (along with up to six of their guests) to access rides from a "more convenient entrance" and avoid the long wait lines. Disney also offers a personal family tour guide and VIP passes for non-disabled (and presumably disabled) families for $310 to $380 per hour. An … Continue reading The 1% and Disney

The Weekend Getaway

HI EVERYONE! I'm back! Home from my weekend getaway with my husband. We had a great time so I thought I'd share some highlights for tonight's post. Where did we go? Well, any local New York Knicks fan around the turn of the millenium could sing along with the commercial that we were forced to listen … Continue reading The Weekend Getaway

São Tomé and Principe

Thanks to everyone for your thoughts on the What's the Answer? post concerning the Steubenville, Ohio rape case.  I will think on your comments and then post a follow-up.  I think it's an important topic and appreciate the conversation. Tonight is a lite-post night.  It's back to the blank world map for another geography lesson courtesy of … Continue reading São Tomé and Principe

The Isle of Man

Remember way back to this post when we looked at the blank world map together and I promised to educate myself about our world, while dragging you all along with me? Well, here we are. My first lesson. Anyone been to the Isle of Man? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? [See that?  I'm shying away from this … Continue reading The Isle of Man