Change In the Air

Did you notice it? Change is in the air. All across the country most school-age children are back in school, homeschool, or in virtual classrooms. The first day of autumn will officially occur on Monday, September 23. If you live in a region of Canada or the USA that enjoys all four seasons you’re already … More Change In the Air

Mission to the Moon

This summer marked the 50th Anniversary of the first landing on the moon. With all the hoopla over this space anniversary, I decided the best way to celebrate was to watch a movie. Apollo 13 seemed the obvious choice. I requested a copy from my library. Unfortunately so did many others. I’m still waiting my … More Mission to the Moon

Silver King Trail

Guest Post and Photographs by Jessica Coupe The Silver King Trail began life as a mining road. It culminates in the Silver King Basin, a beautiful sub-alpine meadow. Once it was an active mining site with a bunk house for the men. Now the bunk house has been replaced by a sturdy log cabin and … More Silver King Trail

KSN TV Summer Road Trip

One of my favorite things about travel are the happy accidents. We stumbled in on a surprise yesterday, Monday, July 22 in tiny Arlington, Kansas. We took a short road trip over the weekend and stopped in at a favorite small town restaurant—Carolyn’s Essenhaus—Best Pie around. Essenhaus (German dialect) translates to: Eating House. Pie is … More KSN TV Summer Road Trip

Flowers of Summer

We’re not traveling much this summer, so it qualifies as a stay-cation vacation. No matter where I am, a walk is my favorite exercise. The photographs of these floral beauties were taken on my walks this summer.   These blue wildflowers grow along many roadsides. I’ve never heard their name, but they faithfully make their … More Flowers of Summer

July 4, 2019

On this Day as You Remember and Celebrate the United States of America’s Independence Whether You . . . Watch Fireworks . . . Tour an Important Memorial . . . Enjoy a Picnic . . . or a Bowl of Patriotic-colored Fruit, Or if you . . . Jump from an Airplane . . … More July 4, 2019

Radon Gas

Why, you may ask, is a travel blog talking about radon gas? Many things contribute to traveling light through life. One of them is good health. Occasionally I post about this aspect. Some of you are aware I was offline for some months. My sister was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer late last year. How … More Radon Gas

“Hey Dad!”

What do you do for Father’s Day? Expectations for the day may be wrapped up in expectations of the parent—both fulfilled and unfulfilled. Was that man the father you wanted him to be? Last weekend one of our adult children asked if they and their children could come over this Sunday. I think it’s a … More “Hey Dad!”