Hey Teachers, Want to Cruise for Free?

Whether you’re a teacher yourself or you have had a teacher in the past who left a lasting impact and changed your life for the better, don’t you think you/they deserve a vacation? So does Norwegian Cruise Line. Norwegian just announced that they are giving away free cruises to 15 lucky teachers in the U.S….

Why Recent Airline Crashes Won’t Stop Me From Flying

Airlines crashes are always particularly heartbreaking to me. Unlike climbing in our cars to go to work, most of us hop on a plane for a specific purpose. Maybe we’re visiting family. Or headed on a fun vacation. Or, in the case of many of the victims of the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash, we’re doing…

Exploring Hemingway’s Key West

Key West, the bottommost tip of the Florida Keys, is one of my favorite places in the world. Ever since I first visited on a two-week long road trip through Florida with my now in-laws while I was in college, I’ve been hooked. Crystal clear, turquoise waters filled to the brim with tropical fish that…

7 Habits of Truly Successful Freelance Writers

There’s a big difference between being a good writer and being a successful writer. Of the millions of freelance writers around the world, more than 50 percent make less than $10,000 a year.  Just 7 percent make over $40,000. If you want to take your freelance writing career to the next level and join the select few…