The World A to Z, Travel

It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know.

I recently found myself walking past a former place of work. It was a Monday at 6pm. I looked around and noticed there was no traffic. None! This is a place that would normally be jammed with cars honking and jostling for a car length edge at the stop light. It was surreal, even a… Continue reading It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know.

Distractions, Diversion, The World A to Z

What do a Kiss and Exploring the World Have in Common?

Five years ago today I was on a trip for work. It involved a trip (by TRAIN!) to Stamford, Connecticut, a short walk to the hotel and a meet-and-greet style evening where coworkers from the northeast and mid-Atlantic would connect and spend some social time over dinner and drinks before a full-day event kicking off… Continue reading What do a Kiss and Exploring the World Have in Common?

Diversion, Food

Getting to Know You, Part 2

A reader responded to my recent post about talking up servers and bartenders with a simple question, “Why?”  I’m not really sure where she was going with this question … “Why travel?”  “Why enjoy yourself?”  “Why talk to people?”  But if ever there was any doubt about the last question, it was answered this past… Continue reading Getting to Know You, Part 2

Diversion

Paris is where my friends meet

By Judy This scale model of the Eiffel Tower is a tourist draw for Paris, Tennessee If you know me, you know about Paris. It's one of those things Greg and I love to say to mess with people. We talk about going to Paris ... (long pause) ... Tennessee. It's a little town on… Continue reading Paris is where my friends meet