Month: March 2017

  • The art of crochet and more

    Artistic creativity accented our weekend with family; it first caught my attention driving through Eureka Springs with a splash of color breaking through the forest of leafless trees. “Look! At that,” I commanded granddaughters Daisy and Caroline who were making pinwheels in the back seat. “Stop. Let’s go see it.” The van turned into the…

  • Build a wall

    “Build a wall against invaders.” They said. So, for hundreds of years Chinese laborers built the Great Wall of China. Still, invaders entered China by marching around the end of the wall. Today the Great Wall of China attracts many tourists. “Build a wall so no one can leave,” they said. So, they built the…

  • Puerto Rico spring break 2017

    Time and again our recent bucket list trip to Puerto Rico put us in places and with people that underscored our status as well established members of the retirement community. For the flight to PR we wore business casual. We sat near a trio of co-eds wearing T-shirts over swimsuits, obviously they planned a beach…

  • Little Free Libraries

    Geocache coordinates add fun to some travelers’ days. Pokemon-Go compels other drivers to stop. My husband plans our side trips around cheap gas. Before a recent trip, I asked to visit as many Little Free Libraries as possible. Hubby quit mapping gas prices, went to the website of registered Little Free Libraries in 50 states…