Sunday evening Polly and I fished the North Jetty Boat Cut area on the channel side and found some good action, but surprisingly not what we were expecting.
At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
“Embracing the family” or “multi-generational travel” is the latest trend.Take your blood relatives — aunts, uncles, cousins, grandchildren or grandparents with you.
And what was my courageous act? I rode on a Greyhound bus from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando, Fla.
America generated many of humanity’s most useful and stunning inventions: mass produced automobiles, telephone, electricity, flight, television, the internet and Google — to cite just a savvy few.
Ernest Hemingway’s exquisitely constructed imagery evoking nature’s autumnal signs, written as a friend’s eulogy, repeated on Hemingway’s own Ketchum Idaho memorial, came to mind on a 36 hour visit to favorite Colorado haunts we hadn’t seen in a few years.
These 5,000 year old stone slabs are as famous as Britain’s Stonehenge — and unlike fenced in do-not-touch Stonehenge, visitors can actually walk up and touch the Standing Stones of Callanish, which are as old as Egypt’s pyramids.
Geisha are women who have been trained in the traditional Japanese arts of makeup, costume, singing, music and dance so that they can be entertaining to men of distinction (wealth and power). Geisha are expensive to employ and usually the only people who can afford them are the equivalent of CEOs.
TORSHAVN, FAROE ISLANDS - Pass me the whale blubber, please,” I asked my fellow tourist on our visit to the private home of natives Ejvind and Dorota Mouritsen in this capital town of 16,000. The traditional delicacy — black, dried whale meat — is served on a slice of cold boiled potato, with a tiny translucent slice of whale blubber on top. Because whales are mammals — not fish — there is no fishy taste.
Given that major movies in America’s cinema history have been made in Culver Studios, grande dame of all studio lots, where legendary actors and directors dazzled, ghost sightings are part of the ambience.
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — What is America’s only state-owned and maintained highway that does not allow any motorized vehicles on it?
My travel attitude is that there is no town too small or too remote not to have some worthwhile attraction to explore and learn from.
Judge Janice Law toured the Monroeville, Ala., the setting for the fictional town in Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Wandering this low hilly battlefield, hallowed forever by 51,000 boys and men who were casualties here 150 years ago in a grisly three-day bloodbath that was a turning point in America’s Civil War — a 1960s melancholy song kept intruding into my thoughts.
Don and Janice Law first visited Indian Lodge in Davis Mountains State Park in the courtyard in 1992. They took a photo then, in 2002 and on April 20.
WASHINGTON — Janice Law visited the south side of the White House.
Life imitated art this year on March 3, as about 5,000 women, some in period attire, re-enacted the first a parade when 5,000 women, who were spat upon, hit by tomatoes, mocked and derided by about 500,000 men, many of whom were intoxicated, resolutely marched down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the White House, demanding that Congress approve, and just-elected President Woodrow Wilson endorse, a Constitutional amendment allowing women the right to vote.
Janice Law visits the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Va.
Janice Law has some places in mind to take your pets along on a Valentine’s Day trip.
Janice Law has some places in New Orleans to visit that are not related to Super Bowl 47.
Janice Law writes about the Mayan civilization and the end of it's calendar Dec. 21.
Janice Law travels to Waterton Lake Canada.
CLARKSDALE Miss. — Travel columnist Janice Law was on a weeklong bus tour of the Delta exploring environs of American literary and musical icons.
THE BRONX N.Y. — The ”old” Yankee Stadium was torn to the ground in 2010 to make way for the new $2.3 billion Yankee Stadium.
Travel columnist Janice Law takes a trip through literary Mississippi home of American's most honored writers and musicians.
Travel columnist Janice Law takes a trip to Mississippi.
County residents share the advice their moms used to give them.
Janice Law tries to visit Big Ben.
The 60th anniversary celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s reign and the 2012 Summer Olympics will bring more tourists than ever to Great Britain this year.
Travel columnist Janice Law visits Dover Castle in England.
OXFORD England — Janice Law travels to Oxford England to visit the University of Oxford.