• Where in the World is Dannie Sandiego?

    2016 Travel Log – Part II (Dallas)

      One of my soft goals for each NHL season is to see my beloved Columbus Blue Jackets in a new arena. Before this season, in addition to their home arena, I had seen them in Nashville, Detroit, St. Louis (x5), Carolina (Raleigh), Tampa, Florida (Sunrise), and Washington. And for years, my long-time twitter bud (and Dallas Stars fan) Jason and I had been looking to go to a game together, but Jackets/Stars never seemed to work out favorably on the schedule until this year. Game #3 on the season happened to be a Saturday night in Dallas — so, as expected, off I went to NHL Arena #9! I like…

  • Staycation: Cincinnati

    Staycation Cincinnati: Queen City Underground Tour

    For as long as I can remember (and especially over the last five years) I’ve taken offense to it when people say Cincinnati is boring or that there’s nothing to do. It just isn’t true! I’ve lived here most of my life and have always been fiercely defensive of the place I call home. Depending on what you’re interested in, there is plenty to do, and sometimes you just have to know where to look. One of my favorite discoveries has been the walking tours put on by American Legacy Tours in Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport. So far, I’ve done the Queen City Underground tour (twice!), the Newport Gangster Tour,…