A Day Of New York Minutes

4:25 am: I’m up before the alarm for my 6:45 am flight. It’s safe to say that happens never. 5:01 am: put on sensible shoes and put suitcase into car. 5:04 am: change sensible shoes and replace with more stylish shoes. 5:11 am: depart for airport 11 minutes late. No worries…I won’t stop for coffee…

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The Glamour of Traveling

When I had the honor of singing the US and Canadian national anthems at Toronto’s Skydome (before Rogers amassed their billions for the naming rights) I met a woman who was to throw the first pitch. Prior to the game all of the pre game folks rehearse according to a carefully prepared and timed script.…

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Savannah Georgia On My Mind

I was driving from Western New York down to South Florida the other day when I spontaneously got off Interstate 95 (once saw a tee-shirt that said “I drove I95 and I survived”)onto I16 for Savannah Georgia. My intention was to drive in and walk around. The folks at Old Town Trolley Tours had their…

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Vacation is just living life

For several weeks I was planning on writing today’s Foodie column about calamari. Just so you know, this column is not about calamari although calamari probably has some contribution to its content (you will understand this soon). Becoming “The Foodie” is an ironic twist for me because for the last 18 months I have been…

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