Libraries on the Road: Off to Cleveland

After several months at home, this week it is time to take a business trip and I’m not looking forward to it. While sometimes I’ve been sent to the suburbs of New York City or even Belgium, this time it’s to Ohio. And I’m not just going to Ohio which sounds really boring, it’s in rural Ohio. However, over the course of several business trips I’ve learned ways to even make trips to places I’d prefer to avoid, an interesting experience. It just takes a bit more creativity and a bit of searching. And this trip’s search turned up the unexpected: Instead of flying to the closest airport with a direct flight from Toronto, take on an extra few minutes’ driving time and land in Cleveland. Continue reading Libraries on the Road: Off to Cleveland

Guest Post: Sage Goes to Chicago

I’m sitting on the couch and I’m wailing, “But I don’t LIKE travelling by myself. Why did I say I’d go? I hate being a tourist and there’s nothing else to do in a strange city. I wish I could spend the next six days getting WORK done instead of going to stupid CHICAGO.”

“How about this,” says my partner Todd, “How about we give you a Photo Treasure Hunt? That gives you a reason to wander around the city.” Continue reading Guest Post: Sage Goes to Chicago

Which Way Photo Challenge: Crossing Lake Champlain

The word that jumped out at me was “Ferry” this week. Perhaps because I didn’t do a long bike ride this summer, but I instantly thought of last summer’s bike trip from Montreal, down through New York state, across Vermont, and then back north to Quebec and across to Montreal. To get from Plattsburgh, New York to Vermont we had to cross Lake Champlain. This required that we use two ferries. Continue reading Which Way Photo Challenge: Crossing Lake Champlain