The Beall House! A Valentine’s Idea

Got your Valentine’s gift idea all planned out?  Roses, wine, jewelry?  A trip, an experience?  You can’t go wrong with any of those things,...

Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument and the Whispering Wall

I’d learned about Elijah Lovejoy in history and about his support of the abolition movement years ago, but sometimes it takes seeing and remembering...

Gateway Mid-America Toy Show 2018

This toy show is not just a toy show, but a place where I see friends and make memories.  We meet up with the...

The Mound House, shells beneath their feet

Fort Myers Beach is a beach community with sand, sea, diners and lots of fun things to see and do.  Amidst the beach goers,...

Angel of the visor

Some of us have a charm for luck while others put faith in higher powers to protect us from harm.  That was true of...