Let Us Take You to St. Michaels – the setting of my new novel, LITTLE MILESTONES, with a video tour

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO One of the things I had on my “to do list” with Little Milestones, is to take you on a guided tour of the places and settings that inspired the writing of my novel, Little Milestones. I was patiently waiting for the perfect Saturday to go and shoot the footage, and… Read More Let Us Take You to St. Michaels – the setting of my new novel, LITTLE MILESTONES, with a video tour

My Experience of Teaching a Travel Writing Course

I’ve been pretty fortunate to have the opportunity to teach a course called Special Topics in Travel Writing at Stevenson University, where I am a full-time professor. It’s one of my favorite courses to teach, and for years in another course I teach called Feature Writing, we cover travel writing as part of the curriculum.… Read More My Experience of Teaching a Travel Writing Course

Travel Blog: Day 2-4 | San Fran, Carmel & Pebble Beach

Days 2-4: San Francisco, Carmel, Pebble Beach On the second day in San Francisco, I clocked in over 16,000 steps on my tracker. We walked everywhere. We began by having breakfast at Farmer Brown, a nice homestyle-meets-jazzy-blues place, where we all devoured some eggs, pancakes, and waffles. Afterwards, we lined up at the trolley, and… Read More Travel Blog: Day 2-4 | San Fran, Carmel & Pebble Beach

Meeting Guidebook Author and Travel TV Host Rick Steves

Today, my magazine writing students and I, along with members of the Stevenson University community, were treated to an afternoon session with guidebook author and travel television host, Rick Steves. Steves’ warm and friendly demeanor and sense of humor had the attendees listening intently as he shared his travel and work stories. If you’re not… Read More Meeting Guidebook Author and Travel TV Host Rick Steves