When TSA Makes You Laugh – In a Good Way
Travel Writing / USA

When TSA Makes You Laugh – In a Good Way

“Everything out of your pockets!  If you leave something in there, you’re going to get a little extra TLC from the TSA.  And if you are going to make us do that, we would prefer you buy us dinner first!” Kudos to him for making everyone’s least favorite part a little easier. First time I’ve … Continue reading

Pottys, Pedicabs, Adrenaline
New York City / Travel Writing / USA

Pottys, Pedicabs, Adrenaline

Katie, Lydia and I are people-dodging our way down a loud and crowded street in New York City.  So far we have ducked in and out of two stores, and are desperately seeking one of the roughly four million Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts in the Times Square vicinity.  Finally, we round a corner and spot … Continue reading

Between Gate A22 and A14
Travel Writing / USA

Between Gate A22 and A14

“Should I run ahead?” she asked, a reflection of my stress in her eyes.

I only hesitate a moment before telling her, “Yes, go! Remember, Gate A14!” And she was off. I watched my recently turned 15-year-old daughter’s head bob in and out and around people in the growing distance as I speed-walked farther and farther behind. Continue reading