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

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day Weekend National Observances occur on Sunday, May 26 and on Monday, May 27, 2019 If you will be in D.C. on the weekend you’ll have several events to choose from. • Pay your respects at the war memorials on the National Mall. • Visit Arlington National Cemetery. The Memorial Day Roses Foundation provides … More Memorial Day 2019

What Was I Thinking?

96 degrees. 79% humidity. And a three-year-old boy. Were we in an air-conditioned car? No. Were we in an air-conditioned building? No. Were we at least in a swimming pool? No. Although, I was almost that wet—with sweat that is. We were at Grant’s Farm, St Louis. Smack dab in the middle of a crowd … More What Was I Thinking?

Go North!

If you are a big picture person perhaps you’d appreciate an overview of what to expect on this website for the next few months. A young correspondent asked the newspaperman, Horace Greeley for advice. In a letter dated 1871, Greeley replied, “Go West, young man. Go west!” I’d change that to: “Go north, young man…err, … More Go North!

Prize Quilts

The Saturday quilt auction is one of the highlights of the Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale in Hutchinson. Held every April, the purpose is to raise funds for the disaster relief work of the Mennonite Central Committee. License plates in the parking lot indicate people have come from all over Kansas. Other attendees come from further … More Prize Quilts

Southern Spring

The flowers appear on the earth; The time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove Is heard in our land. Song of Solomon 2:12 (NKJ) A sweet scent blows in the open window—daffodils, hyacinths, and many varieties of flowering fruit trees appear on this part of the earth. Cardinals, finches, wrens, and … More Southern Spring