Category: Travel & Reviews

Travel & Reviews is all about giving you my take on places, services and products that I run across. Hopefully, they will help you, or at least, entertain.

Book Review: Scourge

Book review Scourge by Gail Z. Martin

Book Review Scourge by Gail Z. Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Imagine the TV show ‘Supernatural’ mated with ‘The Game of Thrones’. Don’t work too hard at it. Just read Scourge by Gail Z. Martin. It feels medieval, but could be some far-off, dystopian future. And frankly, it doesn’t matter to me which …

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Book Review: Fluency – SPOILER

Book review Fluency

Fluency by Jennifer Foehner Wells My rating: 3 of 5 stars Review: Fluency  – A sci-fi novel in the not-too-distant future. An astronaut team ventures out to a ship threatened by an incoming asteroid and finds life. Sort of. Not a bad read. Clearly, a set-up for future sequels. The author balances the benevolence and …

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Videos: Daytona Beach Bike Week

Videos from Daytona Beach Bike Week 2016, 75th Anniversary.

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Daytona Beach Bike Week 2016

Wanted to give Melinda the whole Daytona experience. See the pictures below… Riding on the beach – CHECK Rode by my old apartment on Highland Avenue – CHECK Boot Hill Saloon – CHECK bought her a Boot Hill 75th Anniversary shirt Showed her my old apartment behind Boot Hill Saloon – CHECK Speedway – BRP demos & owners’ …

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Sawyer Brown Band Rocks Lancaster

The Sawyer Brown Band, a country rock band that has been kicking for 35+ years jammed in Lancaster SC Saturday Dec 12th. Front man, Mark Miller, showed the same energy and moves displayed when the band won the Star Search reality show in 1983. As he tells his kids “we were the first American Idols.” …

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Home Free Videos pt2

On Dec. 7th, we saw Home Free, the country a capella group, in Charlotte and here are some pieces of videos. The group rocked the Knight Theater at Blumenthal. Tim Foust’s bass voice rumbled the hairs on the back of my neck! If you are interested in hearing great vocals, check  out this group online.

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Home Free Vocal Group in Charlotte, NC

HomeFree1, THE a capella country vocal group, brought their tour to Charlotte, NC last night and as usual these guys were awesome! Besides being immensely talented, the band demonstrates the best sense of humor in the any entertainment industry, making fun of everything from previous tour dates to themselves. The most interesting part of Home Free‘s …

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DragonCon Atlanta: Letting Your Freak Flag Fly!

Superman, Supergirl, Nightwing at DragonCon Atlanta

(Okay, maybe some people have taken that a little TOO seriously.) I have been told by some of my writer friends that you need sci-fi conventions to help market your books. I am a few years away from needing to market any novels I have written and it’s a good thing. It will take me that long …

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The Lodge at Telico Plains, TN

This weekend the boys of the Thornhill MC (“Bad to the Bone when our wives let us be”) went on a little road trip on our bikes and had a great time. I want ed to make sure we mentioned The Lodge at Telico. In Telico Plains, TN (which is at the end of the …

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The Thornhill MC Does The Cherohala

Thornhill MC

This weekend, the boys from the Thornhill Motorcycle Club (“Born to Rake Leaves”) rode from Charlotte to Robbinsville, NC then rode the Cherohala Skyway to stay overnight in Telico Plains, TN. Bob, Big, Poppa Danno and Wyngman rode 280+ miles each way for a great weekend excursion. We ate dinner at KramBonz BBQ where our …

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