Yoder’s Restaurant

Amish food and comfort food are synonymous to me. While in the Sarasota area of Florida, we had our choice of two Amish restaurants within a few blocks of each other. Yoder’s and Der Dutchman. Yoder’s was in a simple clapboard and brick building. Der Dutchman had more of a polished corporate look. My husband … More Yoder’s Restaurant

Venice Pier

As far as I’m concerned the best time to be on a beach is at sunset—provided the beach faces west. Since we were on the gulf side of Florida this certainly worked. The Venice Pier afforded us an extra treat with the appearance of two dolphins. They were probably attracted by the activity of the … More Venice Pier

April Fool’s

Did you know that Norman Rockwell illustrated magazine covers specifically for April Fool’s Day? He has always been one of my favorite artists. I studied his paintings as a child because I loved the stories they told or caused me to imagine they told. But I’ll admit some of these April Fool’s Day covers have … More April Fool’s

Thanksgiving 2018

The turkeys in the above photo were photographed in the wilds of the Texas hill country. The morning fog almost hid them from our view. How are you spending your Thanksgiving? Family is so very important to many of us that we clog our nations airports, bus terminals, railroad stations, and highways to be with … More Thanksgiving 2018

VOTE!

Something far more important than travel information occurs throughout the United States today. Today we have the opportunity—more than that—we have the duty to exercise our right to vote. “Taxation without representation,” one of the injustices that led to our Revolutionary War. Those soldiers fought and died to bring about our country’s independence. Their sacrifices … More VOTE!