Category Archive: United States

Top 20 Fun Factoids About the Election Results

It’s been a difficult week in the U.S. and writing has been challenging. You see, I’ve been distracted by, if not the possible end of the world, the bigotry, racism, misogyny, homophobia, and… Continue reading

It’s the Journey

Guilt. I admit it; I have guilt. I’ve not written in a while. Most of it was for good reasons – working on the Drop Me Anywhere book, attending writers’ conferences, pitching agents,… Continue reading

The Importance of Being Ernest

After finally arriving in Idaho, and my first good-night’s sleep in some time, I’m excited to spend a couple of days with my old (not old, but long-time) friend Melissa. After Melissa picks… Continue reading

The Good, The Bad and The Thank-You’s – Oregon

It’s my final day in the Beaver State (yes, that’s their real nickname) and I head out to explore downtown St. John’s which is a neighborhood of Portland. Portland has many “neighborhoods,” you… Continue reading

The Pied Piper of Portland

  Have you read “Beer and Bikes?” You might want to read that first. I wake early, ready for a big day. I’m heading into downtown Portland to explore some of the more… Continue reading

Beer and Bikes in Portland

Have you read “Pilgrimage to Portlandia?” It would be good to know how I got here. I wake up in the lovely Red Roost Guest House ready to explore Portland. It’s Memorial Day… Continue reading

Pilgrimage to Portlandia

Have you read “Wine Country Jamboree?” You might want to look at that first. In the morning walk down the Willamette into downtown where I enjoy a lovely Sunday breakfast at the Broken… Continue reading

Wine Country Jamboree

Have you read Naked and Afraid yet? You should head there. After leaving the Willamettans and turning left, I end up in Sweet Home, Oregon (apparently Alabama does not have a copyright) because… Continue reading

Naked and Afraid

Yesterday in Dunes and Nudes, I began telling you about my one-night stay at the Willamettans Family Nudist Resort. Today I tell you about my experience there. After getting settled in the Gatehouse,… Continue reading

Dunes and Nudes

Have you read The Joys of Indoor Plumbing? You might want to read that first. Following a fine night’s sleep I awake feeling a bit like a princess in my fabulous room. I,… Continue reading