Find great vacation spots for your family

People's taste in vacation spots is as varied as the taste in cars and food. But there are a few things almost every family should think about before booking this great getaway. Here is some information that can help ensure your trip is one that all members of your family will love. First, firmly identify […]

Chicago for food lovers – On or off the circuit, Chicago is a gastronomic city

Whether your idea of ​​a perfect meal is a melt-in-the-mouth steak, main course vegetables, Chicago-style pizza, classic diner or exotic dishes from another culture, you'll find a favorite restaurant in Chicago. For steaks and red meat lovers, The Capital Grille (633 N Saint Clair Street) features the finest dry steaks and award winning wines. Everything […]

13 Buttonholes Joann C Odenwelder

Joann C. Odenwelder's Buttonholes were created from stories her mother told her about her time working in a navy uniform factory and falling in love during World War II. It was also formed by his love of adventure, the state of Texas, and his love of learning. Odenwelder's main character is Annie Capelli. The story […]

A Traditional English Tea Party

Usually reserved for society's "upper crust", formal afternoon tea has served as great entertainment for kings and queens for nearly two centuries. Starting with the right atmosphere, many people love the art of having afternoon tea in a tea room, the formal lobby of an elegant old hotel or the formal gardens of one's home. […]

Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez: A Book Review

I was ready to give Dolen Perkins-Valdez's Wench a half nod when I remembered one kind of research conversation I had participated in a few years ago. The questions that we (a group of writers freely connected through an online writing board) were asked: If we lived as slaves in America, what kind of slave […]

Miracle of Mineral Baths

As early as 73 BC, hot springs or mineral baths served as places of health and rejuvenation. King Herod, Roman King of Judea, created one of the world's first Dead Sea health resorts. Queen Cleopatra built a cosmetics and pharmaceutical factory there. During the Roman Empire, almost every city had access to mineral baths that […]

Five exciting panoramic views for quad biking

Nothing is more exciting than exploring the deeper beauty of nature's wonders than riding a four-wheeled off-road vehicle. This allows you to discover and enjoy beyond nature's perfection with breathtaking views of meadows, forests, lakes and deserts. Riding on your ATV, below are the most exciting US trails to explore. Boulders OHV Track – Arizona […]