Day Four and Five, A Trip to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN – The coffee here on the island is really strong to say the least. I was told that real Puerto Ricans do not drink americanos, but like either an espresso shot or a latte. Being new to Puerto Rico I chose an espresso shot with the beans for the coffee coming from the…

Day Two and Three, A Trip to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN –  After sitting around in the café, I still had a few hours before Melina was to get out of class. I decided that I could walk around the city with my luggage and then make my way over the university. It was about 90 degrees outside and I had forgotten to pack…

Day One, A Trip to Puerto Rico

Writer’s Note: This is a personal blog that I will post throughout my trip on the events that happen and particular things. It is a journal and therefore has not been edited, but is a way to record details and thoughts I have. I hope you enjoy, and love travel as well. SAN JUAN –…

Edmond leaders hope project will spur development

EDMOND — City officials are kicking their spurs to launch the Edmond Rail Spur District as developer Chip Fudge has released plans for the old Edmond Ice Co. and area, along with the city looking to commit up to $700,000 in improvements. Now the building that sat vacant for decades will be given new life…

A Journey to France, Day Nine and Ten

LES ANDELYS, FRANCE – After a long Sunday we began our cruise down the Seine river early at 5:30 Monday morning to begin our journey back to Le Pecq just outside of Paris. The trip had gone by so quickly, but it had been great so far and my time in Les Andelys would be…

A Journey to France, Day Seven and Eight

ROUEN, FRANCE – It was a slower morning as we floated down the river while enjoying breakfast to our next town of Rouen, which was only a few hours from our last town. It is nice to see the scenery go by as you enjoy your breakfast and sip on a cup of coffee, but…

A Journey to France, Day Five and Six

LE PECQ, FRANCE – I had a great night’s sleep on my first ever river cruise and it was nice to just walk down the hallway to a massive breakfast. On this Viking River Cruise, they cater to Americans, specifically with their crispy bacon and a wide selection of carbs for breakfast. I tried to…

A Journey to France, Day Three and Four

PARIS – Tuesday started off at a fast pace as we were off by 8 that morning to breakfast across the street to have a croissant, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Foods in different countries have always sparked my interest, except this morning Leroy asked for fried eggs with bacon, but they do things a…

A Journey to France, Day One and Two

PARIS – It was nice to hop the pond again this summer, but this time it was to the city known for its crepes and beautiful sites. On this trip is Leroy Coffman; his daughters Mary Jane Coffman and Donna Beardmore; along with son-in-law Brad Beardmore, along with myself. On the flights over, Leroy and…

A Trip to London, Day Twenty Two and Three Journal

DUBLIN – The sights of London are long gone, but we are now off to explore a new city with a completely different style than the former cities we have been at. The first difference was the coffee at breakfast. At every hotel so far the serve sludge coffee with a bit of grits as…