Hit the Trails

Hit the Trails

Explore parks, cities by bicycle this summer By Sydni Ellis I learned how to ride a bike on a pink glitter bicycle with white wheels, a cute basket, and rainbow tassel handles. As a kid, I spent countless hours exploring the neighborhood streets with my matching 

Set sail for summer fun

Set sail for summer fun

By Sydni Ellis If I could bottle up a bit of June’s dreamy, luminescent sunshine, I would spritz it all year long to prolong that magical early summer feeling. It’s practically impossible to feel sad this time of year when the outdoors beckons you every 

Flight  Museums soar in North Texas

Flight Museums soar in North Texas

By Sydni Ellis Falling in love is a wild adventure. Connecting with another person feels like flying, filled with excitement and wonder and butterflies in your stomach. That’s why a wedding I attended at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas felt so fitting. The 

True Crime Travel

True Crime Travel

By Sydni Ellis Murder is on my mind a lot. At any given time, I’m analyzing crime scenes alongside TV detectives, trying to identify a killer in novels, listening to true crime podcasts, or watching documentaries of unsolved deaths. My obsession with the Ted Bundy-like 

Animal Adventures

Animal Adventures

By Sydni Ellis Mud splatters your shoes as you make your way down the Enchanted Forest Trail. Spring is almost here, and the earthy mulch mixes with a sweet floral scent in the warm breeze, creating the most natural perfume. Romantic, mystical statues stand prominently 

Enchanting getaway

Enchanting getaway

Photo: New Mexico TRUE By Sydni Ellis Winter sunshine makes the desert come alive, adding a soft, golden glow to a chilly day. A river weaves lazily through the canyon. Cacti and flowers spread out over the landscape. Birds fly over snow-capped peaks in the 

New Year, New Activities

New Year, New Activities

Cool creative, athletic & entertaining experiences to try in North Texas this month By Sydni Ellis Blood rushed to my ears as I hang upside down from a silk ribbon. My hands hurt, my heart was racing, but I felt totally exhilarated and graceful! It 

Light the night

Light the night

By Sydni Ellis Christmas isn’t just one day — it’s a thousand little moments that make the end of the year so special. It’s taking your first sip of hot cocoa, hearing your favorite holiday song on the radio, stealing kisses under the mistletoe, feeling 

Centennial  worth Celebrating

Centennial worth Celebrating

By Sydni Ellis Well-dressed ladies wearing wide-brimmed hats, long skirts and grim determination on their faces hold up signs that read, “Votes for Women!” “To Ask Freedom for Women is Not a Crime,” and “Mr. President, How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?” among others. 

Charming Charleston

Charming Charleston

By Sydni Ellis Cobblestone-paved streets. Centuries-old lighthouses. Orange-and-red daylilies, roses and abelias. The city of Charleston, South Carolina, is simply charming — especially in the fall. If you are looking for a place where horse-drawn carriage rides still exist and antique lighthouses still stand prominently