Tag Archives: travel

My Great Dismal adventure

Last week, as research for my next novel, I traveled to the east coast to visit the Great Dismal Swamp. The swamp, which straddles the border between Virginia and North Carolina, was home to a maroon society that persisted from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Lonely Planet Guide to Micronations

This is nifty. I picked it up at Secret Garden Books yesterday. It’s a travel guide listing several dozen “micronations,” defined on Wikipedia as “entities that resemble independent nations or states but which are unrecognized by world governments or major … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Sin City

My wife Lisa and I are back from Vegas, where we got an early start on the traditional Jewish Christmas of low-stakes gambling and buffets. Some highlights: Our favorite poker room — Treasure Island. The new Venetian poker room was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Sin City