Recently, I traveled to the Cape Henry Lighthouse in Virginia. More appropriately, I should say Cape Henry Lighthouses, because there were two! The first was an all brick, 94 foot tall, octagonal-shaped structure. It
Beating the Winter Blues- Who doesn’t want to get away during the winter months? We had an especially hectic winter holiday this year, so my husband, Bryan, and I decided to do a short
I recently hiked the Gaff Point Trail on the south shore of Nova Scotia. This rugged seven-kilometer trail showcases some of the most beautiful coastline in Nova Scotia along with wetlands and forest. Our
I recently visited Ozark National Scenic Riverways in the beautiful Missouri Ozarks. I was fortunate enough to work at Ozark Riverways in the summer of 2009, and I took my fiancé to the park
Anyone living in the Midwest can attest to how hot it has been this summer. Record-breaking temperatures and low rainfall have made this a very long summer. Last Saturday, the temperature in Missouri, where
During our vacations, many of us at the Eppley Institute find ourselves taking a busman’s holiday. That is, we engage in activities in parks and public spaces while we are away from work. Urban
Busman’s Holiday was the name of a game show on British television that ran in the 1980’s and 1990’s in which teams of contestants competed to win working exotic vacations. The game show was
During our vacations, many of us at the Eppley Institute find ourselves taking a busman’s holiday. That is, we engage in activities in parks, recreation, and public spaces while we are away from work.