Reflections of Travel to the United States

As a four-decade Certified Travel Agent, international airline employee, researcher, writer, teacher, and photographer, travel, whether for pleasure or business purposes, has always been a significant and an integral part of my life. Some 400 trips to every portion of the globe, by means of road, rail, sea, and air, entailed destinations both mundane and exotic. This article focuses on those in the United States.

New York:
Originally accessed by Floyd Bennett Field–New York’s first municipal airport–Manhattan, experienced from the water with island-circling boat cruises, was channeled through its museum, theater, and restaurant arteries, and from the heights of its Empire State Building and no-longer existence World Trade Center. It became the threshold to its Lower-, Mid-, and Upper-Hudson Valleys, which were characterized by Bear Mountain, West Point, the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, the vintage aircraft Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, dinners in the Culinary Institute of America, plays at the Rhinebeck Center for the Performing Arts, and visits to the Hudson River School of Painters venues. Continue reading

Rogers, Townsend & Thomas, PC., CPA in Charleston, SC

Established in 1984, Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC serves regional and national clients. From our four offices in the Carolinas and in St. Thomas, USVI, our attorneys provide service and guidance to clients in a wide range of industries and practice areas.
Rogers Townsend provides counsel to the banking, default services, insurance, real estate, construction, corporate, and title services sectors.
Our attorneys handle administrative, bankruptcy, corporate finance, corporate formation, development and zoning, default services, motor carriers, negligence, probate litigation, products liability, and real estate matters.
The firm also has a general civil practice in all state and federal courts in both Carolinas, handling environmental, products liability, coverage, construction defect, trucking, automobile, general liability, governmental liability, professional liability, mass tort, and title insurance matters.
Focusing on a team approach, we work closely with clients to determine the course of action to maintain cost-effectiveness while working to secure the client’s desired outcome in each case.
Kara Bailey is an associate on Rogers Townsend’s Business Banking and Professional Practices team. She advises and assists commercial developer clients with projects throughout South Carolina, including zoning and property tax valuation matters, easement instrument, condemnation pleading, and title opinion preparation related to utility services.
She represents lenders in commercial lending and in the sale of commercial REO property, holding entity formation and governing document preparation.
177 Meeting Street
Suite 320
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843.737.8668
Fax: 843.737.8584

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