A Gilded Christmas in Newport

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Visiting Newport at Christmas time is liking stepping back 150 years to America’s Gilded Age when the Vanderbilts, Astors and DuPonts held court in high finance and society.   It became a seaside resort of opulent summer cottages in the days when $1,000,000 was worth a million and there was no IRS.  Today, Newport still […]

The Wild Ponies of Assateague Island

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There’s a centuries old proverb “If wishes were horses than dreamers would ride,” yet when it comes to the wild ponies of Assateague Island, “If dreamers made wishes than horses would hide” might be a better turn for catching the elusive animals.  On a recent girls’ getaway to Ocean City, Maryland and nearby Chincoteague, Virginia […]

The Alamo

Solo in San Antonio

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This time of year has most people itching to escape the winter blues and San Antonio is the perfect city escape whether for a girls’ getaway or flying solo.  Its lively Mexican vibe and rambling river in the heart of the city makes it seem like a party all year ’round with great restaurants and […]