The National World War II Museum

My husband and I took a trip to New Orleans in February (you can read part one and part two on these highlighted links, and a side trip to antebellum plantations on this link), and one of the places we visited was the highly acclaimed...more

True Heroes

I am so very proud of my nephew Patrick--pictured on the right in the photo collage above--who participated on Sunday, May 17th, 2015, in the first ever "Tunnel to Towers Tower Climb." ...more

Oak Alley and Evergreen Plantations

Beautiful Oak Alley Plantation is an antebellum sugar beet plantation located in Vacherie, Louisiana, at 3645 Highway 18 (Great River Road), along the Mississippi River. ...more

New Orleans, Part Two

Last week I showed photos of a trip my husband and I took in February to New Orleans, Louisiana, right after the Mardi Gras celebration. If you missed that you can see part one at this link....more

New Orleans, LA, Part One

As promised, I'd like to show you a little winter get away, my husband and I took in February, to one of our favorite cities: New Orleans, Louisiana!...more

New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, CO

The ride north from the Denver area to the city of...more

The Georgetown Loop Railroad

I hope everyone had a very happy Easter or Passover holiday! We had beautiful weather and I cooked a big holiday meal, as usual. I have also been very busy with Spring time gardening ....more

Italian Easter Cookies

Both my Mother-in-law, and my husband's oldest sister, made these Calabrian style Italian Easter cookies every year, and would give us many of them to enjoy. They are called "i'nguti" in their Reggio Calabria town's dialect. ...more

The Denver Zoo

This week was spring break for our area's school district so my husband and I decided to take our grandsons to spend the day in the Denver Zoo! (All photos and photo collages in this post can be enlarged for easier viewing if clicked on) The Denver Zoo is located at 2300 Steele Street in Denver, Colorado and is an 80 acre facility, founded in 1896. It is one of the most popular attractions in Denver ....more

The US Air Force Cadet Chapel

Last weekend my husband and I accompanied a community club to an outing at the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, to attend a brunch held at the officer's club, The Falcon Room. While there, we also went for a quick visit to the Cadet Air Force Chapel--a building I have often seen in photos and wanted to see in person. This iconic Colorado landmark was begun in 1959 and completed in 1963 ....more