Story: Helping One Another
drfranknl : August 30, 2013 4:46 am : Blog, Frank, Travel

In the fleeting moments while traveling for work, there are those that touched your heart and left a sweet memory. Here is one such story. »

Top10 Lists for Puerto Rico
drfranknl : December 30, 2012 12:25 am : 2012 Trip, Elaine, Frank, Jonathan, Tiffany

As our first Puerto Rico trip is winding down, we moved from Embassy Dorado to San Juan today. We also took some time out to put together these Top10 lists of our favorite moments/events in the past week. »

Dorado Day 2: More Beach
drfranknl : December 25, 2012 8:09 pm : 2012 Trip, Blog, Jonathan
There is no shortage of sunshine, tropical breeze and crashing waves on the beach of Dorado, the second day of our stay here in the northern shoreline of Puerto Rico. Jonathan had a great time playing with water, climbing the rock levee and building a sand-stone castle together with me.   [Show as slideshow] 1234►

Dorado Day 1: Welcome by Beach
drfranknl : December 24, 2012 6:12 pm : 2012 Trip, Blog, Jonathan

After a 10-hour-long trip (one drive to Lambert, two connecting flights through Miami, and another drive to hotel), we arrived at Embassy Suites Dorado Del Mar around 11PM local time (2 hours ahead of St. Louis time). »

The Third All-State for Tiffany
drfranknl : December 1, 2012 5:35 pm : 2012 Trip, Clarinet, Tiffany

It was 10PM. Before mom started to get really worried, Tiffany arrived back home, happy with the good news: she’ll be in the Missouri All-State Band for the third consecutive year. »

Fall Color – Eckert Farm
drfranknl : October 22, 2012 4:46 am : 2012 Trip, Elaine, Frank, Jonathan, Photo

Elaine and I took Jonathan to Eckert Farm in Illinois over the weekend for apple-picking. We soaked in the nature and the color of fall. Here are some pictures of pumpkins, apple and berries from the farm. »

Homecoming of a Dream
drfranknl : October 17, 2012 3:26 am : 2012 Trip, Frank

Moorhead, MN - I visited Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, MN today (2012.10.17). It was after a full day of business meeting in the neighboring  cigy of Fargo, ND, as a couple of IBM colleagues and I arrived at the center around 8PM. Despite the passing of closing time, the caretaker of the center kindly let us in, turned on the light so we could stay and view the exhibits. »

A Day in Columbia, Medals for Clarinet and Piano
drfranknl : April 28, 2012 2:29 am : 2012 Trip, Clarinet, College-bound, Frank, Piano, Tiffany

We left home around 8:30pm and drove 130 miles to Columbia yesterday (2012.04.28) as Tiffany was to compete in the 61st annual Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) State Music Festival held at University of Missouri Columbia. »

An Afternoon on the Road
drfranknl : April 16, 2012 2:49 am : 2012 Trip, Frank
Today, April 16th, 2012, I traveled from St. Louis to Rochester, MN for business meetings tomorrow. Here is the anatomy of the afternoon trip.  13:10: arrived at Lambert International Airport Terminal I  13:12: checked in with American Airlines for flights to Rochester, MN. The first leg to Chicago (AA 854) is delayed till 14:10. For the »

6 States, 6 Days
drfranknl : March 25, 2012 2:58 am : 2012 Trip, Frank
In the last week of March 2012, I had a business trip that took me through 6 states in 6 days. Minneapolis (3/26 Mon) Brookings, SD (3/27 Tuesday) San Francisco – Bay Area (3/28 Wednesday) New York City – Yorktown Heights (3/29 Thursday) Miami – Airport only (3/30 Friday) St. Louis, Home (3/30 Friday) Below »

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