Traveling Internationally with Children

I have said repeatedly that I enjoy travel because it educates me in ways nothing else can. I got educated on my recent trip to Europe with my wife and two stepchildren. I loved our experience. It was wonderful. Even though it wasn’t our first foreign travel adventure together, it was our first large-scale international […]

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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers…. — Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Sweet Home Alabama” 3614 Jackson Highway was home to one of the most successful musical groups ever assembled: the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, perhaps better known by its nickname, the Swampers. David Hood (bass), Jimmy Johnson (rhythm guitar), Roger Hawkins (drums), and Barry Beckett (keyboard/piano) […]

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Toronto, Ontario — Day 3

Our final day in Toronto was my favorite. By Day 3, I was starting to get comfortable with the city. We had enjoyed exploring different neighborhoods during the days and then eating in our local neighborhood in the evenings. I have previously mentioned the abundance of Asian cuisine available here.   To begin our last […]

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Toronto, Ontario — Day 2

I don’t have many photos of our Day 2 wanderings through Toronto. The point of our day was to explore several neighborhoods to get a better sense of the city as a whole. As we were looking for Graffiti Alley (we found it), we came across the CTV building. Being a former broadcast journalist, I appreciated […]

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