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Perhaps my favorite thing about this blog is when readers send me links to extraordinary experiences I might not otherwise have found on my own. My second favorite thing is when I get to turn around and share them with the rest of you.
With that in mind, here are some of the most entertaining, unusual, and even downright strange things to land in my e-mailbox over the past several weeks. Enjoy!:
The Rapper: I fly a lot and have to admit I usually end up tuning out the flight attendant’s safety spiel. But there’s no ignoring this guy, who gets bonus points for creativity. Extra points to the airline for letting [...]
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Just got back from another one of my frequent roadtrips to southern California. And, let me just say, you don’t know boredom until you’ve been motoring down Interstate 5 through California’s flat and featureless Central Valley for five straight hours.
Luckily on this trip I decided to bring along a trio of new compact discs I just got from my friends at National Public Radio. The series, just coincidentally titled NPR Road Trips, is made up of three new CDs including “Roadside Attractions,” “National Park Adventures,” and “Postcards from Around The Globe.” Each features more than a dozen stories from NPR’s crack correspondents that run the gamut from silly (everything you [...]