Funky seats at the Starlight Theatre in Terlingua Ghost Town.

Terlingua: A Quirky Small Town in West Texas

Terlingua, Texas is the quirkiest small town I’ve ever had the chance to visit, and one that I recommend experiencing. How do I define quirky? Well, my first exposure to its weirdness, included sipping a tequila cocktail (I skipped its famous Mind Eraser, this time) at La Kiva Restaurant and Bar. This semi-subterranean bar along the…


The Lighted Christmas Parade in Lynden, Washington.

Two Delightful Christmas Celebrations Near Bellingham, Washington

Looking for a unique way to celebrate the holidays in Washington State this year? Two small towns – Lynden and Ferndale – have delightful Christmas celebrations near Bellingham, Washington, that are great for the entire family. In Ferndale, the historic cabins at Pioneer Park are decorated for Olde Fashioned Christmas. This takes place November 30 through December 2.…