If you're planning a visit to the Emily Morgan Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, you're in for a treat—in more ways than one. In this article, I share my experience with you.
Is poison ivy contagious? Yes and no. It depends. I'll explain.
Are you looking for some Halloween costume ideas for a group of people? Here are some of the best, organized by theme.
Are there fun things for teens to do in Las Vegas? Of course, there are! I have loads of ideas for free or cheap activities that people under 18 can do in Vegas!
On your next trip to Las Vegas be sure to explore the 18b Arts District. You'll find some fascinating graffiti art!
Are peacock feathers good luck or bad luck? Maybe no luck is involved at all. You decide.
Women find men in uniform virtually irresistible. Why is that? Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? What is it about a sharp-dressed man that makes a grown woman weak in the knees? Why does an otherwise articulate woman suddenly feel she has a...
Driving around looking at beautiful Christmas light displays is a fun pastime in Texas. This is a directory of some of the best.
Looking for some last-minute Halloween costume ideas to wear to work? I have lots of cute ideas.
Fun banana plant facts and tips for growing your own.
Chimineas are very versatile décor items, both indoors and outdoors. Learn how they can be both functional and beautiful.
Summer birthdays aren't the only fun ones. Get your child excited for their birthday with these fun party ideas, perfect for the fall.
It can be unbearably hot in Texas during the summer. Finding a great swimming hole can help you beat the heat. A few of my favorites are featured here.
Corn Mazes are a great Fall outdoor activity. This is a directory of corn mazes found in the United States. A separate list is available for the Canada.
San Antonio, Texas, has some great haunted hotels. See what guests at the haunted Emily Morgan Hotel have to say about their visit!
Did you know that James Cameron based Kate Winslet's character in "Titanic," Rose Dewitt Bukater, on an actual person? Here's a fascinating look at Beatrice Wood, the Mama of Dada.
Old theaters hold fond childhood memories. Many of the theaters from my youth are torn down or in need of repair.
On May 11th, 1953, a tornado struck downtown Waco, Texas at 4:36 p.m. The tornado was over two city blocks wide. With employees preparing to leave work for the day, they now found themselves crowding into the inner offices of downtown businesses for...
After visiting Lynmouth in England I was drawn to the tragedy of the 1952 flood there and the lives it impacted. This my research on that topic and my memoriam to those who died there.
Texas is home to many caves and caverns. I explore a few of my favorites.
MKT, or Katy Railroad, places a big part in my central Texas upbringing. Take a look at a bit of railroad history.
Read about my crazy experience with mice wanting to eat my spark plug wires and how I stopped them.
Kids in the late 50s and 60s in Central Texas all remember Zeebo the Clown. I share my personal experience with meeting Zeebo the clown.
What is it about abandoned buildings that lures me to them? It's like the walls whisper to me. They long to tell me their stories. The invite me to experience their loneliness and beg me to stand in wonderment of their secrets. I look for clues of...
Victorian lace-up boots are a must for any woman wanting to feel sexy and in charge. Read about how I came to love them.
C'mon gals, you know exactly what I'm talking about. It's that deep soulful toe-curling growl that some men just instinctively know how to weave into songs. Conway Twitty had it. Kenny Rogers has it. Jeff Bates has it. Mark Miller...
A collection of 60s and 70s memories. See how many of these things hold fond memories for you!
Times to Remember is a great board game, but you'll have to search for it on Amazon or eBay (links provided) since it is no longer available in stores.
Two steam locomotives collided head-on in a publicity stunt known as the Crash at Crush. It took place in 1896 between Waco and Hillsboro, Texas.
Learn about the famous Von Erich family. These wrestling legends have quite a life of tragedy.
Provided are a few gift ideas for the woman in your life that seems to have everything. You might just find inspiration for that really unique gift for her.
Does the word "toboggan" refer to a traditional sled or a winter knit cap? The answer might depend on where you're from!
Philtrum? For those of you not familiar with this part of the human anatomy, it's that groove just above your upper lip and just below your nose situated between your nostrils. The word philtrum is from the Greek word philtron from philein, which...