Monthly Archives: May 2011

Saturday Spotlight on Ohio: Toledo Museum of Art

When I first started this blog I posted about places in Ohio I would like to visit. I have visited some of them since then, but there are still many places on my list. Now as my time here is … Continue reading

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Upcoming travels: Kalamazoo, Mich., and Colorado

The days after settling on a trip are some of my favorites. There’s an immediate trip to the library to check out guidebooks and hunt out all other sorts of information because when I am going somewhere new, I want … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Split

I love the beach. After a trip to Greece too early for beach weather, I decided I needed to find a way to get to Croatia for some Adriatic Sea beach-going. I headed all the way to Dubrovnik and then … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight on Ohio: Cedar Point

When I first started this blog I posted about places in Ohio I would like to visit. I have visited some of them since then, but there are still many places on my list. Now as my time here is … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Garden gnomes at Mirabell Gardens

When visiting Salzburg, these garden gnomes are an oddity you can’t miss. Some are made to resemble someone, like Napoleon, and some are missing. There’s at least two separated from the group in a yard on Giselakai on the east … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight on Ohio: German Village in Columbus

When I first started this blog I posted about places in Ohio I would like to visit. I have visited some of them since then, but there are still many places on my list. Now as my time here is … Continue reading

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Visiting Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby

A weekend trip to Louisville last year wasn’t going to be complete without stopping at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. This year’s Derby is tomorrow, the 137th running, on the first Saturday in May. If you want … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Sachsenhausen and Gusen concentration camps

This is a somber but also celebratory post. This week 66 years ago was the week of many concentration camp liberations in Europe. KZ Sachsenhausen, in Oranienburg, Germany, was freed a few weeks earlier on April 21, 1945. This gate … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: North Carolina, Czech Republic

A lot of postcards have come trickling in the past couple of days at my apartment. I thoroughly love getting real mail, rather than the junk I so often receive. I am quite thrilled with both of the postcards I … Continue reading

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