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Hudson River Valley Remains a Work of Art

Dallas Morning News, August, 2004, reprinted in TravelClassics.com as “On the Trail of the Hudson Valley Painters.” I stand on a wide plateau of rock at the edge of a 2000-foot cliff in the Northern Catskill Mountains of New York State and look sixty miles to the horizon to the north, east and south. Read…

Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Maine

The New York Times. The Whitehall Inn, where Edna St. Vincent Millay began her career as a poet, is nestled along a treelined road leading north from Camden, Me. Though it has been more than 70 years since the girl from the nearby fishing village of Rockland read ”Renascence” at an August talent show for…

Point of Inspiration: Yeats’ Sligo

Buffalo News (Front Page Feature). The poetry of William Butler Yeats was larger than life, his famed ‘Lake Isle’ much smaller. It was a sizable island of rocks and pines on a large lake. White waves, speckled by the sun, would lap at its shore. Read Article.

Living A Dream in Southern Belize

Front cover feature in May Travel Issue, Distinction. Just south of Mexico and east of Guatemala, Belize is a tropical haven replete with barrier reef, rainforest and Mayan ruins. This, our third trip to the tiny independent nation, would be spent on the… Read Article.