Three Cyber-Security Threats To Avoid While Traveling

No question that the proliferation of digital devices multiplied by the amount of data that we share online or in the cloud creates additional opportunities for us to lose control of our sensitive information or even risk privacy leaks that put us at risk.

Here are three security risks you can avoid while traveling this holiday season: Continue reading “Three Cyber-Security Threats To Avoid While Traveling”

5 Holiday Travel Tips

With the Holiday season officially upon us and the busiest day of travel a few short hours away, I began thinking back to the many trips I’ve taken with my family, both the successes and the misses. Since the laundry isn’t done yet (and our own travel bags aren’t yet packed) I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of 5 travel tips I’ve learned to help us (and you) enjoy the best parts of this holiday season. Continue reading “5 Holiday Travel Tips”

Thanksgiving, Williamsburg, and Peanut Soup

Colonial Williamsburg, VA
Historical-period interpreters at Colonial Williamsburg, VA. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Thanksgiving sometimes reminds me of that year we had Thanksgiving dinner at the Marriott hotel in Bethesda, Maryland.  It came at the end of a long road trip, and I was very thankful to have a hot dinner and warm place to sleep!  And that memory gets me to thinking about all the trips we took to Washington, DC as a kid, which then reminds me of the time we went to Colonial Williamsburg, a really fun, living-history museum in Williamsburg, VA.  Interestingly, the one thing I remember most about Colonial Williamsburg was the Cream of Peanut Soup that was served with dinner at the King’s Arms Tavern.  Since I was just a kid, and had until then only associated peanuts with PB&J Sandwiches, I thought it was pretty cool that someone could make soup out of peanut butter and serve it for dinner. Continue reading “Thanksgiving, Williamsburg, and Peanut Soup”