In case you need a dose of humor to start your week. Motivational speaker Jeanne Robertson shares what happens when her left-brained husband makes travel arrangements.
Andrew Carnegie believed in the value of self-education and made offer to build a library for any city in the U.S. that would agree to provide a budget equal to one tenth of the construction grant annually to maintain the library. In 1902, a representative for the Mutual Improvement Club leaders contacted Carnegie. The city … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Carnegie Public Library Bryan
My favorite thing we did on our trip to the Florida Keys was to take a sunset cruise on the Sirius. The Sirius is operated by Ocean Sailing, Inc and skippered by Captain Dale Kamerzel (owner/operator). The Sirius is a 36 foot, Coast Guard inspected wind-powered catamaran. The Sirius sails nightly from the the Marathon … Continue reading Review: Sirius Cruises
Location: Devil's Millhopper State Geological Park, Gainesville, FL Found this bit of history about Devil’s Millhopper on the park website. Devil’s Millhopper gets its unique name from its funnel-like shape. During the 1880’s, farmers used to grind grain in gristmills. On the top of the mill was a funnel-shaped container called a “hopper” that held … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Up
The song of the day is a song that reminds of you of somewhere. Well here it is, Who Let the Dogs Out? by the Baha Men. Yes, I know it is possibly one of the most annoying songs ever. However, the event where I saw or rather heard them was cool. We were in … Continue reading Song Challenge Day 6
The Big Guy and I enjoying traveling and many of our trips have been road trips. There are so many candidates for best road the trip down part of the historic Route 66, driving across Pennsylvania with friends, the many cross-country trips home but one of my favorites is a trip we took to the … Continue reading Best Road Trip
Each year we take a trip back to Texas for Christmas. Usually we stay with family and friends. However this year we ended up staying in a hotel when we visited The Big Guy's hometown of Bryan, Texas. Used Hotwire to book our hotel and were pleasantly surprised by the hotel. We stayed at the … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Carnegie Public Library Bryan, Texas