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Prepare a Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit

Prepare a Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit

Two weeks ago at this time I was sitting on a beach at Beaches Negril in Jamaica soaking up the sun with a delicious drink in my hand. Today… I’m slipping on my boots then picking up my winter coat at the dry cleaner. It is only ...
The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

The Anxiety of Being Disconnected

Who in their right might would have anxiety at an all-inclusive resort? People wait on you hand and foot, there are activities galore to keep you busy or you can just sit by a pool or on a sandy beach sipping cocktails and enjoying all you ...
Philanthropic Friday: Support the Caribbean

Philanthropic Friday: Support the Caribbean

Every year since our girls were in preschool, they have participated in some kind of collection drive for the less fortunate. Examples include backpacks with snacks for hungry students, canned goods and non-perishable items for the food pan ...
Practicing Voodoo Mania in Jamaica

Practicing Voodoo Mania in Jamaica

The more I travel, the better I get at it. I remember how I used to go to conventions, having packed only a few hours before. Most of my preparation time was spent making sure I had remembered everything required for work, and I knew there ...
The Flowers of Beaches Negril

The Flowers of Beaches Negril

Maybe it’s my old age creeping up on me. Or maybe it’s my wife’s insisting that I take time and “stop to smell the roses”. Either way, whenever we travel, or even just go out shopping for the day, I have begun ...
Games to Watch for at Gen Con

Games to Watch for at Gen Con

Last year we made our first trek to North America’s largest gaming convention, Gen Con. It was so much fun that we immediately made plans to return this year, this time with kids in tow! I don’t know who is more excited about ha ...
Tips for Traveling with Kids

Tips for Traveling with Kids

You may have noticed that we’ve been traveling quite a bit this summer. We decided to limit the number of camps and lessons we scheduled for the kids so we could spend more time playing, attending conventions, seeing the country and s ...
Flashback: Harmony Park Safari Zoo

Flashback: Harmony Park Safari Zoo

There’s an saying that you’re never too old to learn something. Oh, how true that is. As the kids have gotten older and we’ve traveled more, taken educational tours, visited more museums and taken more adventures, I’ ...
Learn How They Make Money. Literally.

Learn How They Make Money. Literally.

When we started planning our trip to Washington D.C., people consistently informed us that pretty much everything is free. No charge to see the monuments. No fee to get into the Smithsonian. Even a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printi ...
7 Reasons to Attend Origins Game Fair

7 Reasons to Attend Origins Game Fair

You may recall how excited we were last summer to attend Gen Con, the nation’s largest gaming conference. Scott and I weren’t sure if it would be good for the kids to attend so they stayed with my parents while we set off on this massive ga ...