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Lisa Farrimond
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Lisa Farrimond

Lisa Farrimond is an avid reader, writer and sci-fi junkie that never met a pedi she didn't like. The world is a big place, but she is working on seeing it all! Lisa loves traveling to architecturally and historically interesting sites. She loves nature walks while listening to educational podcasts and empowering audiobooks. The native Oklahoman and University of Oklahoma graduate happily resides in Arlington.

Take a Virtual Trip Around the World

Educational travel doesn’t always require a passport….just a strong wifi signal! A growing number of world-class attractions offer webcams, 360 degree virtual tours, online exhibits and other ways to interact remotely. So, if you are a parent who is trying to find inventive ways to home school your children, or if you are just a history buff or…

8 things to do while social distancing

We are all doing our part to resist the spread of COVID-19, and a big part of that is social distancing and self-care. But there are still plenty of ways to have fun and be healthy in Arlington. Here are some ideas: Support local restaurants - The ACVB has compiled this list of restaurants that are offering curbside and takeout from some of your…

Spring Break Preview for Six Flags Over Texas

It’s not Christmas, but it is the most wonderful time of the year….for kiddos. That’s right, Spring Break! And what is the perfect companion to no homework? A trip to Six Flags Over Texas, of course, to enjoy great food, family entertainment and Texas-sized thrills. Arlington is centrally located in the region, so we are perfect for a quick weekend…

Celebrate National Plan Your Vacation Day in Arlington, TX

It’s January 28 th …what’s on your to-do list this morning? Wake up Grab coffee or tea Open computer Plan your vacation That’s right folks. This is your wake-up call. More than half of American workers (55%) fail to use all their time off. That’s a stockpile of 768 million unused vacation days just in 2018, of which 236 million were forfeited…

Stella at PY1 ARLINGTON: Know Before You Go

There is a pyramid time machine in Arlington. No seriously, and you can get onboard until March 1! Conveniently nestled between Globe Life Park and the convention center is an 81 foot tall pyramid known as PY1 Arlington. And after experiencing it for myself, I wanted to share my experience with one of its dreamy new interactive shows, Stella - The…

PY1 Arlington: Should You Go?

I’m drawn to ancient Egyptian lore and symbols, so traveling to Giza for the pyramids is the absolute top of my bucket list. Sadly, that hasn’t happened yet, but as luck would have it, two pyramids recently sprang up in Arlington! That’s right, in addition to a skyline with sports arenas and roller coasters, Arlington now has an 81 foot tall…

Spring into Arlington FUN in 2020

Can you believe it…2020 is upon us? As you turn the page of a blank new calendar, you’ll want to start setting yourself up for a fun 2020. Lucky for you, Arlington is cram-packed with the most electrifying events on the planet. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to experience the inaugural series at Globe Life Field, scoot a…

Cheers to Restaurant Week in Arlington

I don’t cook. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I still eat like a champ. My juicer gets plenty of exercise, and I rock a great salad. And although I do love veggies & hummus for dinner, when I get the chance to dine out, the answer is always an enthusiastic yes. And during Restaurant Week, the answer is WOOHOO followed by a shameless happy…

Hot Happenings This Summer and Fall 2019 in Arlington

Arlington sizzles this summer with fun activities for all ages! And the winter months? Forgeddaboutit! They won’t put a freeze on the good times either. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to attend the prestigious Esports Awards, catch the final game at Globe Life Park, sing along with Billy Joel in concert, ooze into Fright…