Indianapolis Cultural Trail

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The Indianapolis Cultural Trail gets a thumbs-up for access.

The last time I visited Indianapolis, Washington Street was filled with construction workers, the JW Marriott had just broken ground, and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail was still a work in progress. This time around things were different. I stayed in the JW Marriott, the Washington Street construction is moving along, and I had a great time exploring the very accessible Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Continue reading

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Cherrie Goes Yurting

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Cherrie at the accessible Red Fox yurt at Snow Mountain Ranch, near Granby Colorado.

I first discovered yurts about 12 years ago, when I was doing a story on the Oregon Coast. I accidentally stumbled into a campground and saw this domed tent and wondered what it was. Come to find out it was a yurt, and at that time they were all the rage at Oregon state parks. Continue reading

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Best Western Damage Control

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In these days of social media, what once could have been an overlooked complaint, can go viral in a matter of days. Such is the case an incident that happened to Mr. Chad Staples at his recent stay at the Best Western in Monahans, TX. Continue reading

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Things are Not Always as They Seem

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I’m sure you’ve probably heard about the Horizon Air incident involving a man with end stage Parkinsons, a good Samaritan and a Facebook post that went viral. As is often the case with things of this nature, there are a number of conflicting versions of the story; but here’s what I’ve been able to sort out from statements made by Glen Johnson, Horizon Air President. Continue reading

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Appellate Court Reverses Disney Segway Decision

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In a 3-0 ruling on July 18, 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Disneyland must make reasonable modifications to permit the use of Segways in their park , unless it can demonstrate that the device can’t be operated in accordance with legitimate safety requirements. Continue reading

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Cherrie Visits Old Iron Town

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Cherrie was able to wheel around to many parts of Iron Town, located just west of Cedar City, utah.

Located just a short drive from Cedar City Utah, Old Iron Town is definitely worth a side trip when you’re in the area.

Cherry enjoyed wheeling around the ruins of this one-time iron works, which was abandoned by the Mormons in 1876. Continue reading

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It’s Here!

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Happy to see my newest title -- 22 Accessible Road Trips; Driving Vacations for Wheelers and Slow Walkers.

No matter how many books you write, it’s always a thrill to see a new title in print for the very first time. And that happened once again yesterday when I got a box of 22 Accessible Road Trips; Driving Vacations for Wheelers and Slow Walkers delivered to my front door.

And I have to say I’m very happy with the end product. Continue reading

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