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Proof of Heaven – book Review

Proof of Heaven – book Review

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander, M.D. Guest Review by Jill Phillips The author of this fascinating book is a prominent and highly trained neurosurgeon (think brain surgeon) at Harvard. I bought this book on Amazon within minutes of watching his fascinating interview on […]

 
 

Hipmunk Ranks Flight and Hotel Options By “AGONY”

Hipmunk Ranks Flight and Hotel Options By “AGONY”

Best Options, One Screen, Easy Peasy Hipmunk is a travel app for your smartphone that takes the agony out of the search for flights and hotel rooms.  It ranks the options it returns  not by price, but by least agonizing option. In a day when there is  NOTHING good about […]

 
 

I Got My New Logo From 99 Designs

I Got My New Logo From 99 Designs

Finding the right logo or brand graphic is daunting when your budge is limited and you don’t personally know graphic design.  I just obtained a logo I love at an affordable price through 99 designs, an online service that pairs thousands of graphic artists with businesses and organizations that need […]

 
 

Andrew McCarthy’s LA Times Article Sells Ireland Short

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  The LA Times article, In Ireland, Optimism is in the Air, written by Andrew McCarthy suggests that the economic crash has brought the Irish to their knees, and in their humiliation they’ve cast off their arrogant, materialistic attitudes and are returning to the days when they were hospitable and […]

 
 

Book Lust to Go – Best Books for Armchair Travel

Book Lust to Go – Best Books for Armchair Travel

Like to travel but don’t have the money?   Happy to experience travel vicariously through stories and tales? Book Lust to Go: Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds and Dreamers by Nancy Pearl is a great resource for armchair travelers – aka couch travelers or people that stay put in their comfy […]

 
 

Eastern Shore Mosquitoes are Shy Around the OFF! Clip On

Eastern Shore Mosquitoes are Shy Around the OFF! Clip On

In Somerset County we’re used to mosquitoes being around all day.  They are ruthless attackers looking for any exposed skin.  I don’t mind the bite as much as I hate the one week of itching and scratching that follows.  Most of us have cans of insect repellant by the doors […]

 
 

Look Up Maryland: 25 Walking Tours – book review

Look Up Maryland: 25 Walking Tours – book review

One of the best books I’ve purchase this year was, Look Up, Maryland! Walking Tours of 25 Towns in the Free State, by Doug Gelbert. The book contains 35 individual walking tours preceded by the author’s commentary, printed in simple style conducive to walking and reading.  Being a fan of […]

 
 

1000 Places to See Before You Die – book review

1000 Places to See Before You Die  – book review

Patricia Schultz has followed up her best selling book 1000 Places to See Before You Die which took her over 12 years to research and write, with another best seller focusing on sites in the United States and Canada. 1000 Places to See Before You Die in the US and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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