Moving My Office to the Ballpark

Before Christmas I wrote about the light up the ballpark and Christmas Village that they put on at Truist Park here in Charlotte.  Well, I think I might like their next big event/promotion even better.  As you can see from the link here, they are now offering to rent out the luxury suites at theContinue reading “Moving My Office to the Ballpark”

Trip Planning The Viking Way – Part 3

I promise this is the final stage of planning, as I know I have dragged this out over three different blog posts at this point.  Hopefully you have been enjoying the process so far. Now that you have figured out what you want to do and where you would like to eat, it’s time toContinue reading “Trip Planning The Viking Way – Part 3”

Trip Planning the Viking Way – Part Two

Still not a how to guide on invading England. Okay, so we have talked about my theories on airlines and lodging options so let’s move on to more of the good stuff when it comes to planning a trip.  As I mentioned last time we are planning on heading to Los Angeles to tour someContinue reading “Trip Planning the Viking Way – Part Two”

Trip Planning the Viking Way – Part One

Okay, so that headline makes it sound like I’m planning an invasion of England and that this post will focus on important things like knowing how many boats to bring, what the ratio of warriors to boat is, and how many chickens are required to keep a Viking horde fed before they can begin plundering. Continue reading “Trip Planning the Viking Way – Part One”

Christmas in Greenville

Christmas in Greenville For the last six years we have enjoyed a holiday tradition of traveling for Christmas rather than exchanging gifts.  We have been able to spend Christmas in great places like Edinburgh, Maui (a couple of times), Hilton Head Island and even Disney World (Our daughter had just turned 10).  Obviously this yearContinue reading “Christmas in Greenville”

Christmas at the Ballpark

Christmas at the Ballpark Normally, we travel for Christmas, as we decided a few years ago that rather than exchange presents as a family we would rather spend that money to travel to fun places and have experiences.  Not that we don’t all love Christmas and gifts, but with family spread out everywhere, and theContinue reading “Christmas at the Ballpark”

Bringing Thanksgiving Travel Home

So normally we travel somewhere fun for Thanksgiving, as being Canadian we don’t have a lot of family obligations during this time of the year.  Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October – hey, it’s a lot colder up there and you have to bring the harvest in earlier.  We have been lucky in that my wifeContinue reading “Bringing Thanksgiving Travel Home”