Bonne Terre Mine

Bonne Terre Mine

I recently took my family about an hour south of St. Louis to Bonne Terre, Missouri, for a tour of the town’s famous mine. Here’s the story.

Road Trip: Johnson Space Center

Road Trip: Johnson Space Center

Four years after visiting the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, I finally made it to NASA’s sister facility, the Johnson Space Center in Texas. I’ve written about the experience here.

More Airport Security Theater

More Airport Security Theater

The airport in Detroit is taking a big step back from the security theater we’ve had to put up with since 9/11 — unlike a security checkpoint I dealt with in Egypt a few weeks ago. Here’s the story.

Egypt, Part Two

Egypt, Part Two

Here are more stories from our trip to Egypt, which qualifies as the country with the worst traffic I’ve ever seen. And that’s just one of the big problems we observed.

Egypt, Part One

Egypt, Part One

Here are some stories from our recent ten-day trip to Egypt, including visits to the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and other iconic sites — plus a Don’t Drink The Water warning.

Waterfall Weekend

Waterfall Weekend

Here are some stories from our weekend watching waterfalls in Hamilton, Ontario, to celebrate our 40th anniversary.