Monthly Archives: October 2010

Dark ‘n stormy

Growing up in the Midwest, I developed a love for all things stormy.   Thunderclaps so strong the house would shake; lightning that would make us start counting  “one Mississippi, two Mississippi” to see how far away the storm was.  (Each “Mississippi” between … Continue reading

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“His name is Blaine?! That’s a major appliance, not a”

… travel writer? Inexplicably, my favorite movie of all time and my love of travel writing have crossed paths. Andrew McCarthy, who played confused preppy Blaine in Pretty in Pink, was just named the 2010 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of … Continue reading

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