“Mozart Played on Kazoos?” reprinted in USAToday

My essay "Mozart Played on Kazoos?  Welcome to Salzburg!" (originally appearing in the 13 July 2006 edition of the Christian Science Monitor) was reprinted in USAToday.  To see the essay online, click here.

Mozart Played on Kazoos? Welcome to Salzburg! (Christian Science Monitor – 13 July 2006)

An essay about my experiences with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as I traveled in Salzburg, Austria is up in the Home Forum Section of the Christian Science Monitor today.  Excerpt: It was the kazoos that got my attention. Since I had

Hotel Dersaadet – Istanbul, Turkey (National Geographic Traveler – April 2006)

My short (uncredited) description of the Hotel Dersaadet in Istanbul, Turkey appeared in the Hotel Central Stays under $150 section of the National Geographic Traveler’s April 2006 issue.  I highly recommend the Dersaadet for anyone who is traveling to Istanbul. 

A Flying Carpet Ride of Memories (Christian Science Monitor – 24 March 2006)

My essay about our trip to Istanbul, Turkey with our infant son, Chet, appeared in the Home Forum section of the 24 March 2006 edition of the Christian Science Monitor.  Excerpt: We had been in Istanbul, Turkey, for only a