accomodations

Homewood Suites.

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August 1- 3, 2018 I followed the Yellow Brick Road.  If you want to be exact, I drove Highway 70 to Kansas City, Kansas for a hosted visit.  During my stay, I was at the spanking brand new Homewood Suites by Hilton Kansas City Speedway.  The property is so new that the concrete out front […]

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Riverview Inn

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Riverview Inn in downtown Clarksville Tennessee couldn’t be located in a more convenient place for downtown activities.  We arrived for our hosted trip with plans to attend the Roxy’s opening night of the play Oklahoma and dine at the newly opened Strawberry Alley Ale Works.  Best of all, everything was within walking distance. Clarksville’s historic […]

helicopter ride

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Sneaky is what my daughter is.  I suggested a helicopter ride over Chicago for my husband for Christmas, Carrie said, “Is that really a present for dad, or is that a present for you?” With that, she turned the idea to Keith and gave the idea to him.  Sneaky and brilliant, because I loved it! […]

Beautiful Manitoulin Island!

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Manitoulin Island is the largest freshwater island in the world.  On the island itself there are three  big lakes, Lake Kagawong, Lake Mindemoya and Lake Manitou.  On top of that, the island has Bayfield Sound and South Bay and Manitowaning Bay!  Needless to say, there is water and shoreline everywhere.  Manitoulin Island is in Lake […]

visit Perivale

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When my late father retired, he opened a frame shop.  He painted, drew and photographed and did it well.  I wish I shared his artistic talents.  While I don’t have his talent, I do however, share his enjoyment of the arts.  When my husband Keith and I had the chance to visit Perivale Gallery and […]