A “hot spot” on a “Cold Spring” day, Cupoccino Cafe! How was that for a catchy title? Well trust me, the day we visited the quaint little town of Cold Spring, New York, was a bit on the chilly side, and this little coffee shop was a welcome sight. I use the term “coffee shop” loosely because the
TSA Pre✓® So you’re making plans for your next vacation and it includes air transportation. So you check the airlines for what you can and cannot put in your bags. But, don’t forget the most important way you can prepare for your flight and what could turn out to be the best $85.00 you have ever
Parasail? You, want to do what, Denise? Ok, so for those of you who do not know Denise and me personally, would not know that Denise is a bit on the tame side when it comes to adventure! She prefers to leave the most adventuresome stuff for the adrenaline junkies. Roller coasters? Nope, I’ll watch!
Thank you! Today’s blog post is a special thank you to all of those that make things happen behind the scenes! Often times, these poor souls are forgotten as we go about enjoying ourselves. On an unfortunate day, you can hear someone grumbling at them, “I don’t want to!” or “do I have too?” and
Half Moon Cay Yes, it’s true Half Moon Cay is Carnival’s private 2,400-acre island, that serves as a private retreat for passengers on the line’s Caribbean and Panama Canal sailings. The morning of our arrival at Half Moon Cay, the weather was less than desirable. The ship could not dock on the island because of high
Today I’m going to be talking about my own personal experiences at some fantastic music festivals as a disabled person here in the UK. Disabled access information is a topic that you can’t find much information about when searching online, and the only way to truly know the struggles and the precautions you have to take as a disabled person is if you have spoken to someone that has already attended and can tell you all about what you’ll more than likely need to be cautious about.
When I was attending my first music festival I did try to do a search online and couldn’t find anything to help and advise me. I ended up having to just email the festival and hope for a reply – which
If you are anything like Denise and me, You love to browse the eclectic shops that line the streets of quaint little towns across the world. Cold Spring, NY, has no shortage of these shops and although Denise and I drove through this town on a Monday (when so many of the town’s shops are not open.)
Amy Purdy, keynote speaker, amputee, snowboarder! I had the distinct pleasure of hearing Amy Purdy at the Professional Photographers of America Convention, in Atlanta, Georgia, where she was the keynote speaker. I still had my leg at that time, but after a lifetime of pain and dealing with my disability, her story touched my heart. Now, as
I started my blog as a hobby! It would be, a way to share my photos with the world and to share experiences of my travels. But, it has become so much more than that to me. In January of 2016, I had my left leg amputated below the knee. I have to say; having
Sunken Gardens, Florida sunshine in a bloom. I though you could use a little Florida sunshine in bloom! And what better place to go to for that, Sunken Gardens, in beautiful, sunny, St. Petersburg Florida? (“I am thoughtful if I am nothing, after all” as Denise would say!) Sunken Gardens is a botanical paradise in
Need a little help or inspiration? Amputee Support Groups… I know that there are others out there, like me, who sometimes feel alone and don’t know where to turn. Did you know that there are free resources for education and amputee support on Facebook? Well, now you do! I know that I will barely scratch
Sunday Matinee anyone? The comedy, Three Musketeers! Alexandre Dumas’ timeless classic, The Three Musketeers, comes to life in this new, fast-paced, action-packed adaptation written by Joe Winskye and Bianca Badia of Hat Trick Theatre. Three legendary swordsmen are joined by a would-be hero as they cross swords and match wits with Cardinal Richelieu and his