Deep Creek Lake

The Long Road To A Beautiful View

This could also be subtitled “forsaking comfort in the pursuit of beauty”.  Every year for the past half dozen years or so, our family has taken a vacation to Deep Creek Lake which is located at the far Western tip of Maryland. It’s a trip that, when we first started making it, I was doing it because I felt like I had to for my wife and daughter at the time.  You see, I’m one of those folks who has a lot of trouble disconnecting.  I shut my phone off […]

A Vacation Without Points or Miles

Each year for the past 5 or 6 years, our family has taken a trip that doesn’t involve miles or points.  It’s generally the only trip each year I take that doesn’t, and it’s not the type of trip that I would normally enjoy.  We head up to Deep Creek Lake in Maryland and hang out on a pontoon boat all week. Lest you think I’m completely crazy (or to convince you I am), I bring my laptop on the boat and have been known to do a decent amount […]