Digital Services, How to Guides, Travel

Be a Road Scholar…

For years you’ve dreamed of going to the top of the Eiffel Tower, seeing the Sistine Chapel or rafting down the Colorado River.  Now you’re ready, but how do you choose which travel company to take you there?  My choice?… Continue Reading…

Travel

Joys of RV’ing!

The impact of COVID-19 on the tourism and travel industry is huge!  Suddenly, the idea of crowded airports and airplanes makes vacations seem less appealing and more dangerous.  Many people are wary of going to hotels and resorts where they… Continue Reading…

Travel

Morning Glory Pool

Yellowstone National Park is one of those magical places that you hear about your entire life!  Ever since you were a kid, you’ve probably heard stories about the buffalo, the hot springs and Old Faithful. One of the most famous… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, eBooks, Reading, Staying Home, Travel

The Brooklyn Nobody Knows

The title of this blog entry, The Brooklyn Nobody Knows, has a double meaning.  It is not only the title of a book by author William Helmreich, but it is also the subject of a documentary called A Hole in… Continue Reading…

Staying Home, Travel

The Manhattan Nobody Knows …

As John Steinbeck has said, “Once you’ve lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough.” As a lifelong New Yorker, born in the heart of New York City, I’ve always loved exploring… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, How to Guides, Museums, Staying Home

Suffolk Libraries at Home

Suffolk County Libraries have put together a list of online resources for young and old patrons … while school is out and people are sheltering at home. Called “Suffolk Libraries at Home, ”  it lists links to the websites of… Continue Reading…

History, Reading

Leadership …

     America  needs  strong  leadership in all areas to help us fight back against the Coronavirus.  As we now continue to address the many issues raised by this pandemic, our nation is trying to reopen and to return to… Continue Reading…

Travel

Your Ultimate Road Trip…

Your upcoming travel plans may have been scrapped by stay-at-home recommendations, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t let your mind wander to far-off places!  From travels across the United States to a motorcycle ride through South America, these books… Continue Reading…

How to Guides, Travel

The Big Apple

For me, living near New York City has always been a great way to experience the culture and attractions of the Big Apple! A perfect trip for Spring, when we no longer have to quarantine … would be to visit… Continue Reading…

How to Guides, Travel

Traveling Close to Home

     The change came just like lightning!  Just a few weeks ago, before the Coronavirus threat became real, I was weighing my plans for a trip to South Africa. Then, it seemed that after a quick series of events,… Continue Reading…

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