I spent part of the second week of August in an apartment in Brooklyn that my wife and I had rented with Airbnb. We were in town to celebrate her birthday, and we had a great time visiting the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Brooklyn Museum, and some of the great restaurants Brooklyn and Manhattan have […]
Jeanne Hoffman (Le Chic Geek) has a neat post on her travel habits here. I try and fail to develop routines–at the suggestion of my friend and coach Jason Womack, I used to write where I was and what I was doing on the bathroom mirror with an expo marker every time I stayed in […]
A few years ago, I decided to bite the bullet and get the Delta Reserve American Express card. It carries an annual fee of $450, but was it worth it? You betcha. Why? There are several reasons. First, you get a gratis companion pass every year that can even be used for a first-class ticket. […]
Swamp Rabbit Inn, Greenville, SC: This place was simply delightful. It’s a very cute, rabbit-themed B&B in Greenville, SC, a short walk from downtown and near the Swamp Rabbit bike trail. I was there for business and wasn’t able to take advantage of local amenities, but the Swamp Rabbit reminded me of a trip my […]
A funny thing happened on the way to Asana. As I’ve been learning the program and working with my assistant Leanne, I’ve dropped a few things that haven’t found their way into my field of vision when they should have. To use one example, I learned late on a Friday that I needed to have […]
TRAVELING WITH EASE I took my new backpack and new suitcase on speaking trips to McKendree University and Hampden-Sydney College. I was surprised at how much easier flying is with a four-wheeled suitcase that rolls in all four directions, and the “TSA Friendly” laptop sleeve made airport security less of a hassle.