It is 26 degrees outside. A frigid wind is blowing in from Canada, but I’m floating along the lazy river in SoundWaves, the first upscale indoor/outdoor resort water attraction in the nation.
Gaylord Opryland Resort has always offered its guests lots to do from the impressive atriums filled with plants, flowers and a meandering
I often drive by deserted houses, factories and businesses and think about what they must have been like when they were brand new and their owners were full of hope for their families and their livelihoods. I wonder what I might find if I stopped and trudged through overgrown lawns, past no trespassing signs and enter these buildings. Would I catch a glimpse of what they were like when the wallpaper wasn’t
Bringing history to life
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Centuries-old homes line the streets of Savannah.
PHOTO COURTESY OF MARILYN JONES
By Marilyn Jones
I am often asked what I liked best about a trip when I return home. Invariably I say the people. Most of the world’s population has the same priorities as I do: taking care of their families, cultivating friendships and their faith. Human differences are usually superfluous, proving to me we
By Marilyn Jones
“Dr. Seuss is on the loose!”, children, their parents and at least one grandmother (me) shout as we parade with the Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and Sam I Am from one end of Carnival Fantasy to the other. With provided noise makers and banners, we march past shops,
My four-year-old granddaughter Ainsley loves fish, sea turtles, sharks and dinosaurs. Although when she started to talk she stumbled over certain words, she quickly learned the names of many dinosaurs – Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Brachiosaurus.
Naranjo Museum of Natural History in Lufkin, Texas is an excellent place to visit for a little girl interested in all things prehistoric. This small city of 35,000
The gifts of the holidays continue at G Adventures this month, with savings on more than 300 of its guided, multi-day trips around the world during a January “Must Go Sale” designed to spark 2019 travel planning. Running now through January 31, discounts will offer travelers savings of up to 25 percent.