2017 Writerly Happenings

Hi, folks! Here are 3 more exciting “writerly” events happening this summer: July 14th – SWIMMING THE ECHO Book signing/reading, with fellow EKU alums of the Bluegrass Writers Studio at 1:45 – 5pm (Crabbe Library, EKU campus).   July 17th – As many have possibly seen online, we’re close to booking a screening of the Two Bird…

4 years 273 days at Sea.

4 years. 273 days. That’s the length of time one couple has sailed across various oceans of the world with Princess Cruise(s). I only know this, because of a bulletin that recognized them as distinguished on a recent trip. I couldn’t process that milestone. 1,733 days at sea. 1,733 vacation days. 1,733 days passed willy-nilly with…

How to not plan to travel abroad

In my infinite wisdom I thought it would be a grand idea to plan a trip abroad. Thought being the key word here. My wife had never left the country (beyond cruising to the Caribbean and a trip to Alaska…which let’s be honest…is the equivalent of leaving the U.S.). So where to start? A DNA test of course.…

5 Things To-Do Before Vacation Starts

Prior to hitting the road – Setting aside swimming trunks (getting to use them in warmer climes after they’ve clogged your drawer space ALL YEAR LONG) Packing that 1 book you’ve been meaning to read FOR EONS Buying some favorite “road warrior” snacks – examples include: Beef jerky (Mingua, if you can find it), Clif bars…
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