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Little Free Library Tour

If you’ve never heard of the Little Free Library here’s the 30,000-foot overview. Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Through Little Free Libraries, millions of books are exchanged each year, ... Read More »

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Summer Travel Tips

That collective sigh you hear is from teachers, summer has arrived. For many, summer travel season has begun. I spent the last six Monday’s through Friday’s on the road so I decided to take a Staycation last week. Here are a few travel tips and some activities that might help ... Read More »

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Flash Tour Of New York City

Over the years I’ve been fortunate enough to spend time in New York City. Unfortunately, those visits have usually centered around a meal or getting some sleep. This trip was different, there were seven of us, and we saw and learned more in four hours than most people do in ... Read More »

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Hacking Your Hotel Room

Growing up I was a huge fan of the television show MacGyver. Mac had this ability to “hack” his way out of most any situation. The ability to thwart an alarm with nothing more than duct tape and a bobby pin would be a great addition to my resume’. Years later ... Read More »

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Mastering The All You Can Eat Buffet

While Oprah loves bread, I’m a bit less specific. I love food, all food, except mayonnaise, mayonnaise sucks. Traveling as much as I do I get to show that love at several new places each week. I come from a family of foodies. For example, my father will drive three ... Read More »

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How Not To Shop For A Road Warrior

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are around the corner. If you have a road warrior in your life here’s a few “What Not To Buy” tips that might make shopping for them a bit easier. Luggage – Unless you know your road warrior really well stay away from buying them luggage. ... Read More »

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Welcome To The New Normal

In the last few weeks, we’ve had #DragGate, #StrollerGate, #BathroomGate, #SlapGate and this past Tuesday, we had #RageGate. A scuffle or argument on an airplane has become a common occurrence. It will be captured on cell phone video and captured from more than one angle, so no need to worry ... Read More »

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Would You Stay In New York For $11,000?

  Last month, I posted about two girls being refused a seat on the plane due to what they were wearing. House Calls posted about David Dao being dragged off a plane for refusing to give up his seat. Today I present a story of a family cashing in for ... Read More »

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