Advance Organizers

Much of what we do in life, travel and tourism is about expectations. About twenty years ago, I was leading an ecotour in Belize. I had two very unhappy ladies at a four-star resort, who could not believe there was no bathmat in their room. The food was great, the rooms were beautiful, the bedsContinue reading “Advance Organizers”

Fighting Complacency

Travel is not only broadening I’ve realized, but burdening too. I carry these lives and places with me but I’m grateful for the ballast. It’s keeping me from tipping into total complacency. Judith Stone It’s been almost ten years since I saw my first wild elephants in Kenya. They took my breath away. Having only beenContinue reading “Fighting Complacency”

If The Plants Could Talk –

Actually the plants, the landscaping and the grounds do talk. How we plan and care for the landscape at nature centers, zoos, museums, aquariums and communities tell our audience more than we think. We see organizations that interpret nature, history and anthropology whose buildings have the same landscaping as the mall nearby or an urbanContinue reading “If The Plants Could Talk –”

My Fantasy Reality Show – Ranger 2.0

I have never played Fantasy Football and would not know how to start. I do watch some reality shows on TV (American Idol, The Amazing Race, America’s Got Talent, The Voice, Survivor) and that has led to my own fantasies about a new reality show, Ranger 2.0 . The premise is to take unemployed youngContinue reading “My Fantasy Reality Show – Ranger 2.0”