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New Orleans says Good-bye to Jimmy Glickman

In New Orleans, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 21, 2016 0 Comments

In most of the places I’ve lived, death has always been a pretty somber affair. The requisite black attire, the hushed whispers, casseroles, lots of casseroles. Alas, things… Read More »

Whiskey Tasting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

In North America, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On November 17, 2015 0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to a whiskey tasting in Ft. Lauderdale…. Last month I attended my 1st TBEX (travel bloggers exchange) conference in Ft. Lauderdale,… Read More »

A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Need to Know, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 6, 2015 0 Comments

When it comes to “must watch” TV, I admit I usually head over to CBS (NCIS) or AMC (The Walking Dead). However, my interest was piqued when I… Read More »

REVIEW: Sleep No More in the McKittrick Hotel

In North America, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 14, 2015 0 Comments

If you find yourself in New York City and are looking for a really bizarre (but awesome) show to attend, look no further than Sleep No More in… Read More »

Additional Frivolity (all caught on camera!) for Indiana University Momentum magazine shoot

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On January 28, 2015 0 Comments

My alma mater, Indiana University, publishes Momentum magazine which spotlights 2-3 alumni in each issue. I was delighted (and humbled) when they reached out to do a feature… Read More »

Chef Paul Pairet’s (Crazy!) Take on Noodles

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 3, 2014 0 Comments

China’s love affair with noodles started over 2000 years ago, during the Han dynasty (206 BCE to 220 CE). Today they’re a daily staple throughout much of China…. Read More »

A New York Icon Reopens – Tavern on the Green

In Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On April 27, 2014 0 Comments

When I moved to New York City in 1997, eating at Tavern on the Green was on my “must” list of NY experiences. I was blown away by… Read More »

Reader Question: Chinese Food in China vs. the USA

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reader Questions, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On March 4, 2014 2 Comments

Tonya posted this question on the Facebook page for Travel with Aging Parents: What’s the difference between Chinese food in China and the Chinese food you get here… Read More »

Great “Old School” Music Venues in Shanghai, China

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On February 16, 2014 0 Comments

I’m excited (and a little sad) to say that my brother and his family are returning home to the US from Shanghai April 1st.  Excited as the twins… Read More »

Best Dining Experience EVER: Ultraviolet by Chef Paul Pairet

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On January 26, 2014 0 Comments

Always a good way to start vacation – Mom and I made it to Shanghai Friday night with no issues!  An even better way to start vacation though… Read More »