Archive | February, 2010

Nik Wallenda on the highwire in Sarasota

Circus Sarasota: The Great Wallendas Walk (and Bike) the High Wire

Sarasota, FL, is the ultimate circus town. After all, John Ringling (of the Ringling Bros. Circus) was instrumental in transforming Sarasota from a sleepy fishing village to one of the Southeast’s most culturally rich cities, and The Ringling Museum of Art is one of the region’s best museums. So, it was no surprise that Circus […]

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More Winter Olympics Photos: Lindsey Vonn, Skeletons and Scenery

At first, I wasn't that jealous that my friends Libby and Pete went to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler. No, I was happy for them (really!) and thrilled that Pete was willing to share his awesome photographs of the Olympic events they attended. Then I found out that they got to see Lindsey Vonn […]

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Traveling Back in Time in North Wales

Wales is full of history — especially North Wales which has the oldest metal mine open to to the public in the world and Plas Mawr Elizabethan Town House, which is reputed to be the finest of its kind remaining in Britain (the amazing plasterwork over its grand fireplace is pictured above). When I was […]

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