Goin’ Down the Bayou.
Magical, alluring, and mysterious! I think it’s safe to say that the bayous and NOLA cast a spell on me that I never want to be free from.
A Glimpse of How I see Mankato.
On this last visit to my dad’s hometown, I had some time to myself to catch the sunrise and snap some photos of things I think make this town so special.
Doughnut Dreams: Adventures in Oregon
There is no way to fit the amazingness that is the Beaver State into a measly three day weekend, but we sure did try.
Taos Pueblo: Why You Need to Visit this Historical Treasure.
This amazing cultural treasure is designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. For over 1,000 years, the beautiful adobe dwellings have been continuously inhabited by the Taos Indians.
Carlsbad Caverns: A World of Enchantment
The moment you descend into the depths of the Carlsbad Caverns, you feel as though you are instantly transported into another world. It is something you MUST come and see for yourself and it will make quite the impression on you. Here is how to make the most out of your trip to the Carlsbad…
One Winter’s Day in Philadelphia
How do you see some of the Nation’s most historic places for cheap in one day? You travel in the dead of Winter of course! Philly is a wonderful city with boundless points of interest and things to do. One day in Philly is not nearly enough to experience all that this amazing city has to offer. But…
Mt. Baldy Winter Wonder
There are very few worries that cannot be quelled by spending a few moments in the serenity of nature. Lately, I seem to have a fondness for escaping to the mountains when I crave some time to reflect. There is something about the high altitudes that seem to change my perspective and make me feel…
Happy New YEAR is the goal!
I wish each and everyone of you a new year filled with abundant blessings and pure happiness! The travel bug bit me pretty hard this year and the effect is lasting well into the next and probably beyond. My outlook on life, with all it’s unexpected twists and turns, has slowly metamorphosed this latter half of the…
My First Impression of New York City
You can’t describe New York City in one word! What I can tell you though is that pretty much everything they say about the Big Apple is true. It is one of the most diverse, liveliest cities in the entire world with a plethora of experiences waiting for you to discover. It’s true that if you…
A Royally Spooky Weekend Aboard the Queen Mary
The Queen Mary is purportedly one of the most haunted places in California. This luxurious ocean liner, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, sailed the seas from 1936 to 1967 and has carried everyone from glamorous celebrities, to royalty, and dignitaries. She has even served in World War II as a troopship transporting thousands…