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Today's pic is a Victorian home that I passed by as I rode on a streetcar in New Orleans. This area of town wasn't as flamboyant as the French Quarter, instead it was teeming with elegance and old world charm that was nonintoxicating. One of the things that impressed me is the residents' commitment to preservation which is precisely why visitors...

For some, life is a spectator sport. These people hear about the great things happening in the lives that surround them, but have not yet embraced the fact that positive things can happen to their own. They continue to live a life where they run on automatic pilot with no significant events in their lives; only the ones relating to...

Last week, we discussed the importance of Frequent Flier miles and their critical they were in helping you to achieve your travel goals. Today, we will discuss ways to help achieve those goals with a quickness.   Is there a way to get a lot of miles quickly? At this point, the best way to get a significant number of miles quickly is...

Today's photo is actually a picture gallery of the smoke emanating from the fires near Springerville, Arizona.  I was leaving Phoenix after spending a long weekend in the incredibly beautiful city of Sedona and caught the following while up in the air.  Undoubtedly, it's the handiwork of some knucklehead who failed to put out a campfire and it's sad that...

Today's picture is a curiosity that I couldn't help to discover during my trip to Sedona, AZ.  It's a humongous 8k sqft mansion located right across from the famed Cathedral of the Cross.  Since the Cathedral draws thousands of visitors a year, one could surmise that the owner of the mansion is not exactly a shrinking violet. [caption id="attachment_5903" align="aligncenter" width="500"] I could...

I have the good fortune of being nominated by two dear travel blogger friends, Mike from StruxTravel and Grace from Pinay on the Move to participate in Tripbase.com's My 7 Links project.  The purpose is this exercise is to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not...

Today's photo is a little different.  It started as a mystery.  A couple of months ago, I was at work and I happened to look across the street and saw the weirdest thing ever!  It seemed as if one of the buildings was wrapped in a sock!     After ascertaining that it was the Coca-Cola Building (it's headquartered here in Atlanta), I...