Scottevest Pack Jack...

Just before my latest eight-state road trip, I picked up a Scottevest Pack Jacket that was the perfect companion for our latest sunny, windy, rainy, snowy weather.  Yep, all in two days.  86 degrees in Kentucky on Tuesday and a blinding white-out in West Virginia on Thursday. Thanks Mother...

Bear Run Campgrounds is a must-see in PA Apr21

Bear Run Campgrounds...

If you’re touring Western Pennsylvania and a campground is your destination, you can’t go wrong selecting Bear Run Campground (184 Badger Hill Road; Portersville, Pennsylvania 16051; toll-free 888-737-2605). I had the opportunity to visit last fall after the season was technically done, but...

Fugoo – Wacky ...

The Fugoo speaker (pronounced “foo-goo”) is a speaker that can change its appearance, play forever (well almost) and rock your world.  It’s everything-proof and multi-mountable.  Okay, let’s elaborate, one by one. Change its appearance The unique core of the Fugoo always stays the Read...

Flying high at the 46th Great Delaware Kite Festival Apr18

Flying high at the 4...

This festival has become the annual observance of a classic kite duel back in 1969. The Maharajah of Bharatpur, India challenged the Governor of Delaware to a kite-flying contest.  When the date came, the Governor was out of town, so his Lt. Governor, Gene Bookhammer stepped in to take up the...

Life on the Kentucky frontier – 1790′s style Apr13

Life on the Kentucky frontier – 1790′s...

The sun had finally come out to warm the city of Bardstown.  Colonists were enjoying the afternoon on the town green along the river. Children were playing in the grass. The small waterfall by the mill sounded peaceful enough, but masked the sound of an approaching enemy force. Without warning, Read more...

Last Corvette raised from sinkhole Apr11

Last Corvette raised from sinkhole

For years, the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky has been a mecca for this classic sports car's devotees.  The 115,000 square foot building beautifully documents the history of this "gotta-get-one" vehicle. From interactive displays to films to a driving simulator, there is lots to Read more...

Nashville blends history, music and food to perfection Apr09

Nashville blends history, music and food to perfec...

Many of America's cities can claim a title or two for their signature attraction. Nashville on the other hand can and has won accolades for a huge variety of achievements. "Most affordable", "Friendliest city", Top 5 best places to visit", "Tastiest city", "Best music scene city" are all awards won in Read more...

Annapolis and Alexandria – ToDo Tuesday  4-1-14 edition Apr01

Annapolis and Alexandria – ToDo Tuesday 4-1-...

Still looking for a reason to get up and out?  Here are a few more of our ToDo Tuesday favorites.   Cherry Blossom Boat Tour March 29-April 13, 2014 Saturday & Sunday Departing at 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3:30 & 5:30 p.m. Cameron & Union sts., Alexandria, VA 22314 $26 adults, Read...

High Roller opens in Las Vegas Mar31

High Roller opens in Las Vegas

The High Roller opened today, thrilling Las Vegas visitors and residents alike to a view of Vegas never before seen. The wheel is 550 feet tall and rotates once each 30 minutes. Tickets for the thirty minute ride cost $24.95 for daytime and $34.95 for night. Go to the front of the line with the Express Read more...

Singtrix lets you si...

Are you ready to party?  Got your tunes pumped up?  What if you could add some serious sounding Karaoke to the mix?  Now you can – anytime and anywhere – with the portable sound studio from Singtrix. Created by the guys that came up with Guitar Hero, this new technology takes Karaoke to the...

Seagate Backup Plus ...

As more and more of the workforce becomes mobile, it’s less and less likely that you are sitting in an office with a company network able to store and back up all your files. If you’re like me, you need more than the storage you can get from your laptop or Ultrabook.  I love my Lenovo Yoga...

Kingston SDXC can ke...

As cameras get bigger sensors and as people shoot more, the storage requirements get increasingly large.  Yesterday’s 1, 2 and 4 GB flash cards have given way to an array of small, yet faster SD cards. I’m using a Kingston 64GB SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) card (Kingston® part #:...