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 …

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 …

Use of Fill Flash Outside

Never thought you would use your built in flash outside, think again. Enhance your photos with this very easy tip. Read More …

Honoring My Dad, an 82nd Airborne Paratrooper

An account of my Dad’s Army Airborne military service brings him from Ft. Benning to Operation Longhorn and north to New York to participate in Exercise Snowstorm during the early 1950’s Read More …