Scotland Revisited

Scotland Revisited

Gene has been posting photos and his travel log from our trip to Scotland a year ago. I decided to revisit my posts and combine them into a single post. Gene has always dreamed of traveling to Scotland and seeing the countryside.  So when he retired a year ago, I...
The Road to Hana

The Road to Hana

I think I will stick with my theme of travel stories this week, since we are all sheltering at home and dreaming of our next adventure. Once again, my travel enthusiasm got the better of us. Several years ago, my husband and I traded the cold Iowa winter for a week in...
Hold The Line

Hold The Line

While international travel seems like just a vague memory now that we are in our second month of self isolation due to Covid-19, I know that we will be packing our bags and heading out to explore the world again in time.  Since I won’t be trying to clear customs...
Mamma Said

Mamma Said

As a child, my mother told us that we could do anything we wanted to do if we made up our mind and tried hard enough.  I have believed that my entire life until recently.  It turns out that Mom was wrong.  I can tell you for a fact that I am NOT capable...
What Is Your Talent?

What Is Your Talent?

I remember watching the Miss America Pageant with my father when I was a young girl. It was sometime in the mid 1960’s and Miss Kansas won the title.  She lived about 30 miles from where we lived at the time, and I was beside myself.  My dad told me that...