Has the Outdoor World Abandoned YETI Because of Fake News?
Apr24

Has the Outdoor World Abandoned YETI Because of Fake News?

I have to wonder, how is the NRA benefiting by spreading misleading information? I wonder how much money they received in donations over the weekend. Will anyone who believed the NRA release and now knows the other side feel betrayed and continue to believe them?

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Solitude and Reflection in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Jan31

Solitude and Reflection in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

It’s been more than a year and I have a boatload of experiences still to share including a visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The visit came about because I was in the nation’s capital attending the inauguration of President Trump then attended the Women’s March the following day. 

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Independence Day 2017: I Challenge My Fellow U.S. Citizens
Jul04

Independence Day 2017: I Challenge My Fellow U.S. Citizens

Dear Fellow Citizens of the United States of America: Today is Independence Day. America’s birthday. And I challenge you…

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My Plans for Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration
Nov28

My Plans for Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration

The President of the United States represents ALL Americans, not only those who voted for him, which is why I’ll be attending Donald J. Trump’s presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.

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10 Patriotic Things to Do in Philadelphia
Jul24

10 Patriotic Things to Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the perfect place to hold the DNC Convention because it is nicknamed the Cradle of Liberty. This is the location where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed, forming the modern United State. Following are 10 patriotic things to do in Philadelphia.

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My Photos from Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign Rally in Tampa, July 22, 2016
Jul23

My Photos from Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign Rally in Tampa, July 22, 2016

‘Tis the season for politicking and I’m sharing my photos from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign stop in Tampa on July 22, 2016.

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Captain Obvious Stepping into the Race for President
Feb23

Captain Obvious Stepping into the Race for President

Y’all obviously know I’m crazy about travel and politics which makes me very excited to share how Captain Obvious is stepping into the race for president.

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I Visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York and This Happened
Feb17

I Visited the 9/11 Memorial in New York and This Happened

I didn’t know her but unknowingly standing in front of her name etched in bronze, I was heavy with sadness. Blinking away tears and trying to hide them from my friend, I looked for distractions while he photographed the scenery.

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Tips for Attending a 2016 Presidential Campaign Rally
Dec01

Tips for Attending a 2016 Presidential Campaign Rally

While most people cringe and moan during election season, I find it kinda exhilarating. Having attended probably a half-dozen rallies plus two inaugurations and the Republican National Convention since 2008, I’m sharing my tips for attending a 2016 presidential campaign rally.

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Will Sending My Elected Officials Postcards from State & National Parks Make a Differnce?
Jul01

Will Sending My Elected Officials Postcards from State & National Parks Make a Differnce?

Is it a crazy idea to send my elected officials postcards from state and national parks during my summer travels?

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How Global Travel Influenced Barbara Pierce Bush and Now She’s Changing the World
Jun23

How Global Travel Influenced Barbara Pierce Bush and Now She’s Changing the World

Sitting down with her mother Laura Bush and journalist Soledad O’Brien, Barbara Pierce Bush spoke to the AARP Life@50+ Boston audience earlier this spring discussing how being a president’s daughter shaped her life.

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Former First Lady Laura Bush on Civility, Life After the White House During AARP Life@50+
Jun22

Former First Lady Laura Bush on Civility, Life After the White House During AARP Life@50+

Former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Barbara Pierce Bush addressed civility and life after the White House during AARP Life@50+ in Boston this spring

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Follow the North Star and Find American History in Chatham-Kent, Ontario
Jun18

Follow the North Star and Find American History in Chatham-Kent, Ontario

Eying the Big Dipper in the evening sky the other night, I held back tears. Don’t worry, it was all good, I’m just a sentimental baby sometimes. Earlier this month I followed the North Star to Chatham-Kent located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, and learned it was more than just a terminus to the Underground Railroad during the mid-1800s.

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On My Way to Follow the North Star in Ontario
May26
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Inspired by Dr. Benjamin Carson in Sarasota, Fla.
May05
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