America's Favorite Amusement Parks

If the 4th of July marks the imaginary halfway point of summer, then time's a-wastin' to pack in as much fun as possible before the kids go back to school. As it turns out, one of the most fun places in America is right in our own backyard.

Phil & Mel's Favorite Fireworks (Sort Of)

The title of this blog post is a bit misleading. Neither Mel nor I are particularly enthused by fireworks. That's probably because we each have two dogs and, as we all know, dogs don't cotton to the booms and bangs of a 4th of July fireworks extravaganza. That being said, Mel and I get a…

Top 10 Most Patriotic States

Here's something to ponder on our nation's 241st birthday: What makes one state more patriotic than another? Aren't they all part of the United States of America, and don't they all fly the star-spangled banner on the Fourth of July? Financial services website WalletHub quantified the level of patriotism in each state based on thirteen…