Cooking, eBooks, Travel

Fall Into Autumn: Farm Guide 2020

One of the best parts of the fall season is picking pumpkins, apples, and being in the crisp air on a Long Island farm. Due to the pandemic, some changes have been made to farm hours, openings and events. LI… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Research, Travel

CultureGrams Database

Miss traveling and want to learn more about the world? Check out one of our databases, CultureGrams! I am going to use this resource to highlight a country I am interested in, Austria For a tutorial check out website for… Continue Reading…

Cooking, Digital Services, Research, Staying Home, Travel

A to Z World Food Database

This database in an excellent way to learn about food culture from all around the world. For a full tutorial, click here! Or watch the video below. I am using this resource to highlight one of my favorite kinds of… Continue Reading…

News and Information, Travel

Formal Gardens and Arboretums on Long Island

            Are you looking for inspiration for your home garden? Or would you like to enjoy nature while on a stroll? Look no further than some of Long Island’s formal gardens and arboretums. Here you can do both while exercising… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, 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, History, 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…

eBooks, Research, 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…

eBooks, Staying Home, 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…

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