Allegiant Air

Allegiant Air Review If you want to get away during the winter, it’s time to make your travel plans. I invite you to investigate Allegiant Air. A smaller airline has benefits. Economy Are you a budget traveler? If so, this is the first good reason to investigate Allegiant Air. We had never flown with Allegiant … More Allegiant Air

Chinese Blessings

Shang’s Tea House on the first level of the Crown Center shops, Kansas City, Missouri has a simple dining room with wooden tables and backless wooden stools. Some tea houses in China have dining rooms like this, but not all. Merchandise Tea varieties are displayed on the right wall as you enter the tea house. … More Chinese Blessings

Shang’s Tea House

Do you know how to make a perfect cup of tea? Do you know what type of tea is the healthiest and of the best quality? We found out when we recently visited Shang’s Tea House in Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri. Shang’s Tea House specializes in organic loose-leaf teas. His tea shop is the … More Shang’s Tea House

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

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

A Day in Venice

On a warm spring morning we drove to downtown Venice. Venice, Florida that is. We parked our car as close to the shade as possible in the free parking lot and checked the city map at the kiosk beside the public restroom building. Downtown Venice offers plenty of shopping and restaurant choices (several with outdoor … More A Day in Venice

Nokomis Beach

Near the end of our drive on Casey Key we stopped at Nokomis Public Beach. Plenty to do here: swimming, sun bathing, etc. Sandcastles anyone? Plenty of shells, too, for hunters and collectors. This beach was covered with shells—mainly broken ones. Ouch! The tide must have brought them in. Head north up the beach for … More Nokomis Beach

Casey Key

Fancy mansions on a narrow winding road provided a different viewing pleasure on Casey Key. This yellow home in the photo above and elsewhere in this post was my favorite. Not because it was so big, but because of it’s architecture. Although, it certainly was BIG. You’ll notice I couldn’t back up far enough. I … More Casey Key