The Open Road - Page 11 of 29
The typhoon that just hit the Philippines is being called “the perfect storm” due to its size, symmetry and tightness of the eye. Typhoon Hayian hit land in the Samar and Leyte provinces, ready to do extensive damage. The sustained winds blew at 160 miles per hour and the storm surge was 16 feet. The surge is what caused most of the damage (although the winds certainly didn’t help), first sweeping away Tacloban, a port city.
It's hard to believe that December is quickly approaching. I've never been a huge fan of the winter months but I have to admit, this year I am counting down the days until mid-December. My family and I are traveling to Israel to meet my husband's side of the family. To say we are all excited is an understatement. Words can do no justice to describe the tingly and fuzzy feeling I have inside when I envision getting off of the plane at Ben G
Traveling during the winter definitely has its perks, like fewer tourists, serious car rental discounts and budget-friendly hotel prices. When it’s snowy and brisk back home, you can be relaxing in the sun somewhere, enjoying ice cream on the beach and going night swimming.
Every Halloween, there’s an increased number of pedestrians strolling around the streets, which means that drivers have to be even more alert and aware than usual. According to Examiner.com, the risk of automobile accidents that involve young pedestrians goes up by 400% on Halloween.
How is it possible that it's already mid-October? Seems like yesterday that I was packing the car full of towels, shovels, buckets and suntan lotion with kids in tow to spend the day at the glorious beach. And now...
On the evening of Wednesday, September 18th, Jews all over the world will be lighting candles in honor of the holiday of Succoth. This holiday, also known as the 'Feast of Tabernacles' or 'Feast of Booths' is a Biblically mandated holiday. It lasts 8 days long - the first two of which are so holy that Jews are not allowed to work. Instead, they go to services at the local synagogue and have festive meals with family and friends. And the really cool thing ab
For those of you who like to live on the wild side, brace yourself because you can now rent with Eagle Rider at Car Rental Express. The only thing holding me back is that I don't have a motorcycle license, but boy if I did... The person probably happiest about having Eagle Rider represented at CRX is the Chair of the company since he is a MAJOR motorcyle ent
I saw this video on Youtube and couldn't resist commenting. Take a look and then come back...
... Have you watched it? OK, good. Comments?
I need to vent again - so thanks for listening. The big news is that my family is moving homes (well, it's big news for me at least) and I am now sitting in a stupour of utter and complete anxiety. What does moving have to be so stressful? It is seriously considered one of life's MOST taxing events/processes. And it makes sense, you have to sell or rent out your current place, find a new one in the location where you want to be that is up to your standards
Congratulations Will and Kate!