I have been meeting people, going places, doing things and collecting stories for a lot of years now, and, if I’m being honest, it never gets old. While these links only offer a glimpse into my work, I believe you will get a good idea of the scope and style … and I hope you enjoy the journey.
I began my career in print media writing features and commentaries for various local and national publications. Here are a few you will enjoy:
One highlight of my career folks always ask about is travel writing.
Yes, it is as fun, rewarding and exciting as you imagine it is. It takes a lot of work, planning and preparation, but I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t worth it.
Having fun? Why stop now! Flip through these magazine feature stories
Fort Desoto: The Majestic Fortress (page 6)
The Ghosts of Egmont Key (page 16)
Bok Tower Gardens (page 8)
A Taste of Tuscany (page 14)
One Family Indivisible (page 24)
Fall Foliage Tour (page 20)
For the Birds (page 36)
A Grand Adventure (page 42)
Over the past week, in the run-up to today’s celestial version of sitting behind the guy with the big hat at the theater, I’ve been seeing a lot of “think piece” articles asking the clickbait question: “What meaning does the eclipse have for us?” In most cases,...
By E. Adam Porter When vacationers, even many Florida natives, think about hitting the beach on the Atlantic coast, they head to Daytona, Cocoa, Lauderdale or Amelia Island. Florida’s Treasure Coast is treated as drive-by country, and those who make that mistake...
Rainbow Springs, FL Beat the heat in one of Florida’s best-cultivated freshwater spring parks By E. Adam Porter People have been returning to what is now Rainbow Springs State Park for 10,000 years. One trip and it’s easy to see why. You could put a picture of the...
I was at the grocery buying an anniversary card, because that’s what you do when the Hallmark next door has vanished without a trace. In line, the cashier snuck a peak at the card and her eyes went wide. “Happy Anniversary! How many years.” “Nineteen.” “Wow. Uh … I...
By E. Adam Porter Everyone has different holiday traditions. Some of us celebrate different holidays, and some of us celebrate the same holidays in very different ways. In my home, one of the traditions we never miss is the annual Christmas Light Cruise. The premise...
20 Years, 5 Kids and a 10-Ton Tomato Box By E. Adam Porter Excerpts from this story will appear in the upcoming book “Farewell to Normal.” Bob Farewell made his first cross-country RV trip in 1967. “I grew up in Berkeley in the 1960’s. Frustrated with what the...