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The Master Blaster water coaster at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels, TX
Travel

There’s Still Time To Take That Last Minute Summer Trip!

Here’s are 14 incredible destinations and experiences you can still have this summer! But hurry, August is like, NEXT WEEK! From star gazing in Nebraska to Vela Sailing at Club Med Cancun and legendary water parks in Texas to being tucked into bed by a pirate in Florida, a last […]

The Equal Rights Amendment That Isn’t A Constitutional Amendment Quite Yet
Politics

The Equal Rights Amendment That Isn’t A Constitutional Amendment Quite Yet

According to the ERA Coalition, “94% of people nationwide across aisles support an amendment to the constitution guaranteeing equal rights for women and 80% of people believe it already exists.” It is time to finally, FFS, add an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Rights Amendment That […]

9 of the Best Vacation Ideas with Young Adults
Travel

9 of the Best Vacation Ideas with Young Adults

What’s your fancy? Baseball, wild animals, art & architecture, history & BBQ, live music, volunteering, being swarmed by thousands of pigeons? No matter what you and your kid craves, I’ve got you and your awesome young adults covered in my latest travel story for Family Vacation Critic. Here are 9 […]

The Most Amazing Water Slides In The World That You Need To See To Believe
Travel

The Most Amazing Water Slides In The World That You Need To See To Believe

You really need to see these most amazing waterslides in the world to believe ’em. They are tall, they are terrifying (to me), and some of them go uphill. Check out this cool water slides roundup from me on Family Vacation Critic!  

First Family Getaway – How to Make Your Typical Adult Trip Family-Friendly
Travel

First Family Getaway – How to Make Your Typical Adult Trip Family-Friendly

Vacationing as a family is an entirely different experience than vacationing while single or dating. It’s like going from driving the Camaro you had (or wish you had) in high school to driving a minivan. The usual going anywhere that sounds cool and partying until four in the morning is […]

Best U.S. Road Trips
Travel

The Best U.S. Road Trips

There are many great American drives, but here are 25 of the best U.S. road trips taking you from Alaska to Key West and (nearly) everywhere in-between. Enjoy my new travel story for Reader’s Digest and tell me your favorite U.S. road trip in the comments and/or on social media!

On Winning the World Cup As An Underdog
Big Guy Car Guy / France / Travel

On Winning the World Cup As An Underdog

I know this stretch well. I’ve driven it on sunny Sunday mornings and foggy AF Tuesday afternoons too, as my two daughters merrily rolled along taking selfies in the 2nd and 3rd rows but also alone and lonely with a spinning head pushing dangerous thoughts with more passive-aggression than a […]

The comforting quiet of a European city on a sunny Sunday afternoon
France / Travel

The comforting quiet of a European city on a sunny Sunday afternoon

The guy at the register seemed excited to practice his English so I dropped any pretense of having worked on my French. He smiled and handed me my change, 37.20 from a 50, the last of the twelve I’d withdrawn from an ATM in Le Havre 9 days ago. His […]

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