Category Archive: Travel

Madonna of the Trail

Madonna of the Trail is a series of 12 identical monuments dedicated to the spirit of pioneer women in the United States. The monuments were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of… Continue reading

Memories of Hugs

I was working a flight from JFK to LAX in December of 1985.  In my flight bag was a copy of Dr. Leo Buscaglia’s book of lectures, “Living, Loving, and Learning”.   “Felice… Continue reading

Still Waters

He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul. Upper Michigan Psalms 23

Ski Brule

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Featherdale Wildlife Park

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My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it,’ not ‘You go do it.’ How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!’

My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it,’ not ‘You go do it.’ How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!’

Skipper of the vessel, Bliss

Skipper of the vessel, Bliss

Anderson’s Dock Boathouse

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Destination: Grand Ole Opry

Destination: Grand Ole Opry

For #FarmFriday

For #FarmFriday Farm Friday curated by Ellie Kennard , Steven Kennard and Susanne Stelle


One of the many unusual things I noticed while visiting Australia (besides the sounds of the birds whose unfamiliar…

The Failed Tetonia Dam

The Failed Tetonia Dam

Wild Orchids Trillium Grandiflorium

Wild Orchids Trillium Grandiflorium

Trillium Bloom in Upper Michigan

Trillium Bloom in Upper Michigan

Three Dimensional

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Dolphin greeting the Sun as she rose over the Atlantic Ocean.

A Dolphin greeting the Sun as she rose over the Atlantic Ocean.

Hanging out in the Northwoods

Hanging out in the Northwoods with my hubby for the holiday weekend.

Starry Starry Night

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America’s Dairyland

Wisconsin has a nickname. You’ve seen it on license plates: America’s Dairyland. And in Milwaukee, you may have…

Give Way

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Uber Summons

Uber Summons



The Australian Aboriginal Flag

The Australian Aboriginal Flag

Coastal Walk

Rounding the turn to Bondi Beach on our Coastal Walk from Coogee Beach.

Opera House Pier

Looking toward Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Opera House Pier

Per Ipsum Ipsa Duce

Per Ipsum Ipsa Duce

Adjustment of Focus

Adjustment of Focus

Bent Street

Bent Street

School Girls passing St. Mary’s Cathedral

School Girls passing St. Mary’s Cathedral

Luna Park Sydney

Luna Park Sydney is an amusement park located at Milsons Point, on the northern shore of Sydney Harbour.

“The Coke Sign”

The Coca-Cola Billboard in Kings Cross, Sydney, usually referred to by Sydneysiders simply as “The Coke Sign”, is an…

Circular Quay

Circular Quay

Winter Cruise aboard the vessel, BLISS.

Winter Cruise aboard the vessel, BLISS.

Coastal Kiama, NSW

Coastal Kiama, NSW

Push-Bike, Powered by Positive Thinking

Push-Bike, Powered by Positive Thinking

Anthony Lister Street Art opposite Bondi Beach’s Iceberg pool

Anthony Lister Street Art opposite Bondi Beach’s Iceberg pool…I love the stark contrast of the luxury apartments…

Tamarama Beach, NSW, Australia

Tamarama Beach, NSW, Australia

Sydney Bridge Climb