travel

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

The memorabilia ranges from Elvis Presley’s silver Rolls to Michael Jackson’s crystal glove.  Ol’ Blue Eyes looks out from the walls.  Music pulses from lobby lounges.  Guitar shapes are everywhere. My travel companion and I walked under sparkling crystal chandeliers across glossy flooring laden with guitar-pick shapes.  We were checking in to Atlantic City’s new Hard Rock… Read More Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

travel

Early Autumn in Delaware

Autumn travel always feels like getting away with something.  When you’re a kid, fall is the worst time of year, because you have to go back to school, spending your days in soulless classrooms and your evenings doing boring homework.  When you’re an adult, it’s the best, because the weather and scenery are at their… Read More Early Autumn in Delaware

travel

On Walden Pond

“The scenery of Walden is on a humble scale, and, though very beautiful, does not approach to grandeur, nor can it much concern one who has not long frequented it or lived by its shore,” wrote Henry David Thoreau. The American writer lived by the Concord, Massachusetts, pond’s shore, in a 14’4” x 10’4” x… Read More On Walden Pond