The light reaches the country. It does, it must, but we never saw the sun in Aberystwyth Wales. To be fair to Wales, as well as to the sun’s capacity to shine in all places at least some of the time, we had but one night and two days in […]
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Recently, I was asked, “Jeff, what’s your all-time favorite photo of your daughters?” Damn. As a photographer who takes a fair number of photos, some of them quite lovely, of his daughters, that’s an awfully difficult question to answer. If pressed, and thankfully I wasn’t by the questioner on the […]
Ireland with kids was lovely. But Ireland for us was complicated. As I wrote upon returning home from vacation last summer, the Emerald Isle proved something of a cataclysmic glitch in our epic U.K. holiday and, ultimately, in our marriage. We overcame, barely, and have grown significantly as people and […]
Any time your family has the opportunity to visit a seaside archeological site created by a volcanic eruption from 60 million years ago that happens to also have a pretty rad mythology behind its creation, you kinda have to get there even if it means blowing past Belfast and your […]
Sometimes you know immediately that you’ve made the correct decision. It took me about, oh I dunno, 25 steps or so to see that in choosing the Bamboo Beach Club VIP excursion during our Ocho Rios port of call stop while cruising on the Carnival Splendor this fall, we absolutely […]
Maybe it’s because I too long to write stories for young people like A. A. Milne did, thus becoming, like him and his Winnie-the-Pooh books, a small but meaningful part of the childhoods of countless kids. Or maybe it’s because I generally adore childhood so damn much or because Piglet, […]
This travel story was made possible thanks to Wyndham Rewards. When I was a teenager there was only one place I wanted to be: Philadelphia. The energy, foodie delights, art house movie theaters and, most of all, the live music scene of my hometown big city called out to me […]