Category Archives: Museum

Inside George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

A trip is not a trip for us if we don’t stop along the way and see a place or two.  And so it was, that in going to a wedding in Houston, we were able to stop not once … Continue reading

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Discovering Boise: Old Idaho Penitentiary

It was almost closing time at the Old Idaho Penitentiary when I arrived in Boise after working in Idaho City, but this landmark I’d seen from the Idaho Botanical Gardens next door was on my list of must-see destinations.  One … Continue reading

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Five things to do in a day: St. Petersburg, Florida

Of course, we all want ample time to explore a city lined with mature, moss-filled trees. A city where world-class art museums, shops sporting local crafts, and hotels with beckoning porches await us.  A city like St. Petersburg, Florida. But … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

A window can be a portal to the soul, to the world, or to a person.  And for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, the word WINDOW reminded us of a recent trip to the new Dali Museum in St. … Continue reading

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Jack Daniel Distillery: Quality processing right here in Tennessee

You may have noticed the same thing about yourself that we’ve known for years:  We can travel the world but still not find time to visit some of the most famous sites right in our own backyard! And so it … Continue reading

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Travelers’ Rest: Let the Lewis & Clark Trail begin!

Lolo, Montana, has been a bucket-list destination for my husband Bert for quite some time, but the urge to see it was heightened by his reading of Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Decadent

When I saw that the topic for Sue Llewellyn’s A Word a Week Challenge was the word Decadent, I couldn’t help but take a break from posting about China to switch over to Russia.  One of the most decadent places … Continue reading

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The Vastness of Tiananmen Square

Although we had arrived in Beijing one day prior to the first itinerary day of our Viking River Cruise and had a leisurely day exploring the Beijing Zoo and Lama Temple, our first “real” day found us literally running to … Continue reading

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Charmed by Christabel at Knoxville Museum of Art’s Alive After Five

It’s not like we get to hear the sultry Southern sounds of Christabel and the Jons much any more.  We’re lucky to hear them at all now.  Lead singer Christa DeCicco has moved from East Tennessee to St. Thomas, Virgin … Continue reading

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Something happened — or did it? A quick peek into Roswell, New Mexico.

Oh, sure — we’d heard of Roswell.  That’s where aliens descended upon the US back in the 40s. Right?  Well, maybe.  Maybe not.  But when I signed on for a day of training teachers in Clovis, New Mexico, my husband … Continue reading

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