My Most Memorable Memorial Day Weekend Spent in Washington DC

The year I spent Memorial Day in Washington DC was one of the most memorable weekends I have ever had in my life. My kids were part of the Elmwood-Murdock marching band and participated¬†in the annual Memorial Day parade. But, Read More …

Visiting the United States Marine Corps National Museum

Recently I had the honor and privilege of visiting the National Marine Corps Museum with one of my Marine sons and it was amazing! As another Marine who was visiting said excitingly “This place is like Mecca to a Marine” Read More …

Old Chinatown in Chicago

Chicago’s Chinatown was just about what I expected. Every big city has its own cultural diversity, each has their own neighborhood where they live, shop and gather. If you have never been to China or a metropolitan Chinatown then it’s Read More …

The great Chicago Pizza Debate

Mention food in Chicago and many people automatically think Chicago Pizza, then the discussion and debate begins on what is the best Chicago pizza in the city. I grew up in Connecticut and we had some pretty mean pizza there, Read More …

Chicago the Friendly City

Chicago has the reputation of being a dangerous town, a corrupt city, and even though it is the third largest city in the United States you don’t hear people talking about talking a trip to Chicago like you do New Read More …

Western Nebraska Sky Country

Who needs mountains and oceans when the skies of Western Nebraska can give you all the scenery ¬†and glorious vistas you could want. So many people drive down I-80 through Iowa and Nebraska and say they don’t see anything except Read More …

Covered Bridges in Vermont

Vermont has the highest number of covered bridges per mile and I learned A few facts about covered bridges and a few I found on my recent trip to Vermont Read More …

Rivers in Connecticut

Memories of Connecticut include tubing on the Farmington River, complete with white water. Read More …