4 day trips beyond Paris

If you’ve stopped by Jack Straw Lane a time or two you’ve probably caught on that part of my heart never makes it out of France. Every trip across the ocean is a chance to explore someplace previously unknown. The region around Paris, or Île-de-France, is perfect for that....more

Magical Sugarloaf Mountain

When I was a child in 1950s, DisneyLand was a continent away in California and Florida's DisneyWorld wouldn't be built until the early 1970s. We were unconcerned, however, because in Maryland, we had Sugarloaf Mountain, a magic kingdom in and of itself....more
@KarenLynnn Oh my! No! I am sad I missed Rocky Springs. Sounds like one of those special ...more

Inland Empire Day Trip for the Whole Family

Just finished my new blog posting: Family Fun at Tom's Farms. Great day trip from the OC, IE or LA! ...more