3 Reasons You should see Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site

This week, we anticipate the release of the #marshallmovie film featuring the legacy of Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall. One of Marshall's landmark cases was Brown vs Board of Education. I offer 3 compelling reasons to visit the Brown vs Board of Education Historic Site in Topeka, Kansas. Experience the original Monroe School House. The … Continue reading 3 Reasons You should see Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site

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4 Memories from the 2017 solar eclipse

I had the privilege of experiencing the 2017 solar eclipse in the path of totality within the state of Tennessee -- specifically Lebanon, Tennessee, just southeast of Nashville. Shout out to my son for helping me understand and comprehend the magnitude of the event and getting me involved in the excitement. His planned eclipse excursion … Continue reading 4 Memories from the 2017 solar eclipse

Three Thoughts on Three Caves event venue

Three Thoughts on Three Caves event venue 1. ViewPoints Near the Three Caves event venue is the Three Caves Trailhead at Monte Sano Nature Preserve. Here you will find the Three Caves loop. You will be able to see the cavity of Three Caves from an aerial view. It is just as beautiful from the top … Continue reading Three Thoughts on Three Caves event venue

Five Fun Facts About Lake Guntersville Recreation Area

Five Facts About Lake Guntersville Recreation Area 1. Make a Getaway. I like to describe a place as "If you go you won't see anyone that you know". Such is Lake Guntersville Recreation Area. It is quiet. Unbothered. Serene. Peaceful. 2. Immerse in Greenspace. The lawns are lush. Plenty of room for kids to romp … Continue reading Five Fun Facts About Lake Guntersville Recreation Area

Waiting beside still water

Lessons learned from Water Fowl

Lessons learned from water fowl: I happened upon three species of waterfowl while visiting Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama. Each species - Geese, Egret - Ducks - were waiting beside still water. Neither species immediately dived in at the moment I was there. I watched them carefully and it was as if their were … Continue reading Waiting beside still water

4 Fun Features of Alms House Trail at Monte Sano Preserve

Four fun Facts about Alms House Trail at Monte Sano Preserve 1. Rocky & Remote. Get ready for a fun, fast, textured hike. the trails are rocky sometimes, but isn't that the nature of a hike! The trails offer a  serene & peaceful getaway just moments away from bustling downtown. 2. Loop Options. I accessed the … Continue reading 4 Fun Features of Alms House Trail at Monte Sano Preserve

Four reasons to see Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park

July 2015

There are 4 indisputable reasons to experience Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park. I had the opportunity to see it in July 2015 while traveling with G Adventures Tour Group. The Food. In the summertime the seasonal huckleberry is on the menu and it is a must-have. I had chicken salad - divine - … Continue reading Four reasons to see Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park

Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

An engineering marvel, The Stata Center is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings on the Campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. It is a perfect entry  Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge: Corners  Boston Globe architecture columnist Robert Campbell wrote "the Stata is always going to look unfinished. It also looks as … Continue reading Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

Texture Trifecta

Its a texture trifecta at Falls Park in South Dakota: Foamy White Water. Slippery Red Rock. Dewy Green Grass. You cannot escape the thundering sound of rushing water flowing from the Big Sioux River. Great overlook views are found at the 5 story observation tower. The vast acreage of the perfect place to spend the … Continue reading Texture Trifecta