Yearly Archives: 2017

Packable souvenirs

Christmas Tree Ornaments? I often pick up small trinkets in my travels. Some are for others and some are for me. Mine are generally destined for my Christmas tree. They are generally inexpensive and easy to stash in an already

Posted in Travel Know How


Chicago is still “a wonderful town.”  Early this summer, my travels took me there and I spent some time wandering about.  Here is my report. Skydeck Ledge looks out from 1353 feet high at the Sears Tower, is still a

Posted in Found in the USA, Uncategorized

DaFo at Leshan

Travels in China:  In Leshan, you can take a ferry across the river to see the Grand Buddha or DaFo. I wrote about this in Chapter 17 of Tattoo: “The ferry rules were posted at the dock. Most thought provoking

Posted in Just for Fun

Alabama Sightseeing

Alabama is a warm weather travel destination. In addition to the site of historical monuments for the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement, Alabama is a great location for folk art. MONTGOMERY is where Rosa Parks started the first

Posted in Thinking Travel

Ode to Red Kangaroo

Fleeting glimpses of your bounce, Smooth and tan, you jump into my view. I tic off my check list. This quick glimpse counts. A pleasant surprise, this Red Kangaroo! ♠ ♥ ♦ ♣ Hopeful, I keep looking around for more. Ears

Posted in Just for Fun