Don’t look now, but there’s something strange going on in the car next to you

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever seen on the highway?

How about a driving dog?

Or cat?

And if animals can do

By |September 2nd, 2014|Don't go there|0 Comments

The truth about distracted drivers

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By |August 31st, 2014|Away is Home Newsletter|0 Comments

Oh, the places you’ll never go

Australia. New Zealand. Israel. Ireland.

These are all places I’ve been invited to, and that I almost visited. But you

By |August 30th, 2014|The Elliotts are here|1 Comment

I’m in a hurry so I’m going to go first

I was waiting in a long line to go through security at LAX when I noticed a woman in

By |August 29th, 2014|Question/answer|14 Comments

Who’s the bigger road hazard: pedestrians or cyclists?

Pedestrians do the stupidest things.

So do bicyclists.

Here’s someone who walked into the middle of an Interstate highway

By |August 28th, 2014|You decide|13 Comments

You call that distracted driving?

On a trip back to college from my home town one weekend, I noticed a gentleman engrossed in the

By |August 27th, 2014|What were they thinking?|3 Comments

Every traveler should be a houseguest – but can you handle it?

You know that saying about houseguests and fish? It’s true — both begin to smell after three days.

Sometimes, it

By |August 26th, 2014|What's my problem?|3 Comments

How do you handle overly talkative strangers?

I have a friend who loves to chat with her in-flight seatmates. After seemingly every trip, she tells me

By |August 25th, 2014|Don't go there|2 Comments

Excuse me, is that your luggage in my overhead bin?

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By |August 24th, 2014|Away is Home Newsletter|0 Comments

What do you do during Orlando’s Frozen summer?

In August, there’s only one certainty in Orlando: the heat.

It is always there, damp and overpowering. Morning, noon and

By |August 23rd, 2014|The Elliotts are here|5 Comments
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