Category Archives: Travel

Finding Ourselves in Venice, Florence, Rome & Barcelona

Do you dream of riding a gondola along the canals of Venice? Tossing a coin into Rome’s Trevi Fountain? Join Al and Sunny Lockwood as they explore these and other fascinating cities, gathering travel memories for a lifetime.

Their informative, entertaining memoir shows how seasoned travelers can see the world while savoring all the excitement, romance and adventure they desire.

The Lockwoods capture magical moments as they travel on their own by foot, bus and train. Their enchanting, entertaining experiences prove that being young at heart is all you need to relish our beautiful world.

Whether you long to travel for enlightenment or escape or if you simply enjoy armchair travel, this warm personal odyssey will sweep you away to beautiful places and pleasure-filled adventures.

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Fat Old Woman in Las Vegas: Gambling, Dieting and Wicked Fun

fatoldwomanvegasAfter fighting off physical indignities that would keep a lesser woman in her recliner, Pat Dennis sets out on a solo journey to experience the loves of her life–Las Vegas, gambling and all-you-can eat buffets. Pat travels the two thousand miles alone from Minnesota to Sin City by car, train and greyhound bus. Pat’s ability to take an honest and often hilarious look at aging, declining health, out-of-control gambling and a myriad of nueroses, make this an inspiring, funny and enjoyable read. Pat Dennis’ short stories and humor appear in magazines such as Woman’s World and Minnesota Public Radio’s, Minnesota Monthly. Her work has been published in numerous anthologies, including Anne Frasier’s Deadly Treats. Who Died in Here?; The Silence of the Loons; Resort to Murder; Fifteen Tales of Murder, Mayhem and Malice From the Land of Minnesota Nice; Once Upon a Crime Anthology; Writes of Spring, and Mood Change. She is the author of the Betty Chance mystery series which includes Murder by Chance and Killed by Chance. The third book in the series, Dead by Chance, will be published in the Spring of 2016. Her other novels include Stand-Up and Die, and a Middle School novel The Witches of Dorkdom, written under her pen name, Nora England. Pat performed as a stand-up comedian with over a thousand performances at comedy clubs, Fortune 500 companies, women’s expos, and special events. She has appeared on the same venue as Lewis Black, Phyllis Diller, and Nick Swardson. Visit her at

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