Maximizing Luxury Travel


It’s Passover and Easter and time for new life. Time for flowers to bloom. In the midst of “Safe at Home” it seems like a good time to rejoice in some natural beauty. These pictures are all favorites of mine, some from trips to far-away places and others from my two very different backyards. I hope they evoke a special memory or feeling and make you smile. My hope is that, as… Read More

Each little “pup” is ready to plant. Who knew that Appalachian State University (ASU) has some amazing greenhouses and conservatory tucked away a couple of miles from campus, behind a commercial area in Bonne, NC. I had the opportunity to tour this wonderful ASU facility and see plants from, literally, every country in the world. There were so many unusual and amazing varieties.  We had a crash course in plant adaptation and… Read More