Category: Destinations

  • Old Homosassa

    Old Homosassa

    Homosassa is a laid-back community on Florida’s Nature Coast. Old Homosassa isn’t exactly a place; it’s more a state of mind, the heart and soul of the community. Many people come here to fish or hunt scallops and other shellfish. Boating is very popular. The young at heart explore the rivers and creeks in canoes […]

  • Saxapahaw


    Saxapahaw is a small town on the banks of the Haw River in North Caolina”s piedmont. For many years, the town depended on a single business, a cotton mill and dye house. The mill’s closure at the end of the 20th century left many people without jobs, but the town is now recovering. The mill has […]

  • Winchester’s Old Town

    Winchester’s Old Town

    The settlement of Winchester, Virginia by European colonists began in the 1700s and, from that beginning, the city was at the center of some pivotal events in our country’s history. Before the Revolution, George Washington lived and worked here. Winchester was also at the center of many battles during the American Civil War. A number of museums and […]

  • Four great Puerto Vallarta hotels

    Four great Puerto Vallarta hotels

    Puerto Vallarta is a well-known Mexican vacation spot, famous for its history, beach and gourmet restaurants. A splurge visit to this hot spot is not complete without staying at one of its fabulous hotels. I had occasion to visit four hotels on a recent trip that are worthy hostelries; any of them will add to the pleasure of […]

  • Cedar Key

    Cedar Key

    You’ll find this remote, quiet island on Florida’s gulf coast north of Crystal River. As you drive west on route 24, civilization falls away and it appears that the clock is running backward. The last part of the trip takes you past salt marsh islands. It is is a good idea to find a place […]

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