We followed the signs around a few bends, past soaring Saguaro cacti, to the boat ramp, where the Roadrunner Trail meets the parking lot.
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As you walk through the doors something magical really does happen. Hundreds of butterflies fill the air around you, gently chasing each other among the tropical leaves.
Take a walk in your neighborhood. Drive to a local park. Look at the world just beyond your outdoor-seating spot at a local restaurant. You can even focus on the little things inside your home that bring you joy.
Wherever you are this holiday season, may you enjoy health and happiness. Enjoy the season, avoid the crowds and celebrate with adventure in your soul.
The hotel is the original TWA Terminal which has been painstakingly restored. The Eero Saarinen design still sends a weary traveler’s mind into the sky with its wing styling. The lobby soars and welcomes in a way that seems to have gone the way of days gone by.
As a lifelong aviation nut, I became a private pilot in 1992. Since then, I’ve witnessed the shift to glass cockpits, GPS, and electronic flight bags, but missed the “glory days’ of personal air transportation in the 70s and early 80s. It’s much safer now, but incredibly expensive.
We dropped the top on the convertible and inched our way through the maze of lights set to rockin’ holiday music. WHAT FUN! Lights blinked and flashed in-time to the tunes cheerfully playing on the radio.
You may be wondering, what does all of this have to do with travel? I mean, this is supposed to be a travel blog, right? Much of the country stayed home this year on a day that is renowned for packed roadways, crowded airports, and huge family gatherings.
Sing in the rain. Throw your head back and catch snowflakes on your tongue. Bundle up and embrace the brisk chill of a cold wind in your face. Peel off your layers and let the warm sun shine down on you. No matter what the weather is like, enjoy it.