Introduction to Ulster County

It had been only 24 hours since I'd arrived to the Hudson Valley and I'd already consumed craft cocktails to jazz tunes, become the owner of a large American flag in a flea market and found a shop entirely devoted... Read More →

Welcome to Springfield, Missouri.

Springfield, Missouri. It's the state's third largest city, set in the foothills of the Ozarks and has the distinction of the being the birthplace of Route 66. Its roots on the American frontier left Springfield with a unique blend of farmland... Read More →

Powder Struggle: Puns and Presidents

Fellow listeners of Slate's Political Gabfest may share in my enamor for a presidential kerfuffle on the icy coast, as shared by John Dickerson. The year was 1975 and incumbent President Gerald Ford was preparing for the 1976 ... Read More →

Sign Me Up Santa Fe

If I were to ever have a love affair with a city it would be Santa Fe. It is an artistic center with a long and vivid history. The city has deep native American roots whom had built villages. Born to Spanish colonists in Mexico, Don Juan de OƱate was the ... Read More →