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Beer in Denver Redux: Denver Beer Fest

Denver Beer Fest

Back in June, when I was in Denver for a little pre-BEX activity, I had a chance to get to know the good people of Denver and partake in some of the beer that they are so darned proud of. More beer is brewed in Denver per capita than in any other city even though […]

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North Dakota Road Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

Summer is the time of year for the classic road trip.  Whether you pack up the family car, RV, or score a discount car rental, a road trip screams out to get away from the crowds and try something new.  For me, a road trip would be to places that I haven’t been before, so […]

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A Little Austria in Montana: Cathedral of St Helena

St Helena Cathedral in Montana

Seen from a distance the Cathedral of St. Helena is impressive, but when you get inside, impressive doesn’t begin to convey the beauty of the neo-Gothic Cathedral.  If your travel plans call for a visit to the area, it’s worth the time to stop off to check it out. Located in Helena, Montana, the Cathedral […]

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lotus at Kenilworth Gardens, DC

I’m working on the May newsletter (it comes out on the first Sunday of the month) – have you subscribed? […]

Books to Read on Your Next Flight

In honor of World Book Day, I’m updating my progress in the 2017 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge – and in […]

A Dozen Gardens From Around the World

Since the flowers in my garden are not terribly impressive yet - things will be in full color in another few weeks - I turned to some of my blogger friends to get a take on some of their favorite gardens around the world. I selected a dozen of them, one for each month of the year, and hope you can work a visit into one of them during your next vacation.

The days are getting longer, and with flowers blooming in the yard along with a few peeks of the sun […]

Celebrate World Wildlife Day

Today, March 3rd, is UN World Wildlife Day. The UN General Assembly made this proclamation four years ago as a […]