If you want to escape the cold, gray, or very white, winter, try sunny St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands where I'm experiencing an 80 difference between the weather here and the weather at home in the Beautiful Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts! If you're a skier, you'll love the Berkshires at this time or year but you might want to apply your skills to water skiing in more temperate surroundings!. more>>
2007: "Open the Door to Opportunity."
Too many people in charge of moving businesses forward have no marketing savvy whatsoever! Often, business people close the door on opportunity simply by refusing to take a phone call or by tossing out an envelope unopened that just might be the inspiration for the next 'hulahoop' for their compnay. more>>
2007: "Where “Matrix” Meets
the Airport: Do You Want to Fly Clear?"
For those who have to fly often, know the routine of airport security, and are looking for opportunities to speed the process, a new service has begun to expand at US airports. Known as Clear, this service tested its procedures at Orland's McCoy Airport before it recently spread its operations to Albany, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Little Rock, Newark, JFK, Reno-Tahoe, San Jose, and Westchester Airports. more>>
2007: "Does the Hawaii
Super Ferry Create a Danger to Whales and Sea Life?"
When I heard about the debut of the Hawaii Super Ferry service connecting the Hawaiian Islands with passenger and car ferry service, I was more than just delighted! I have enjoyed the ferry service on Irish Ferries ship the Jonathan Swift between the UK and Ireland, watched a major motion picture on board, had a lovely meal at a dining table by a window, shopped in their on-board mini-department store and enjoyed every minute of the journey. more>>
August 2007: "NYC is a Summer Festival, Low on Cost, High on Value, Full of Surprises and Celebrities!" more>>
July 2007: "Tip O'Neill's 'Walking Hat' and Where to Get One". more>>
June 2007: "How Now Brown Cow? The Story of a Pittsfield Cow with a Mission". more>>
April, 2007: "Big Changes in Policy and Politics for Northern Ireland". more>>
September, 2006: "Ten Indications You are Traveling Too Much!" more>>
July, 2006: "Assure Your 'Freedom to Travel' Now by Applying for Your US Passport Today! Rules are changing, don't loose your right to travel." more>>
June, 2006: "Of Travel and the Bergs: A Letter to the Editor of the Berkshire Eagle From Stephanie Abrams, reporting from Scotland." more>>