Boiled fish?! My first reaction is, “Yuck!” But here in Door County, Wisconsin, the fish boil is a tradition. Continue reading
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Tagged Birch Creek Music Camp, cherries, cherry bounce, cherry pie, Door County, Ephraim, fish boil, Fish Creek, kayaking, Lutenbach's Orchard Country Winery, Northern Sky Theatre, Peninsula Players |
Spectacular views of glaciers right from the comfort of your ship.
A relative neophyte to cruising, I wondered why on earth anyone would want to see Alaska from a cruise ship. The scene above is why. Yes, Alaska has glaciers to climb, lakes to paddle around, and vistas to be seen from mountain peaks. But I managed to do all these things as well, leaving the comfort of my stateroom aboard
Holland America‘s Volendam for each day’s excursions. I loved my cruise to Alaska and no, I wasn’t paid to say that. I paid my own way. Continue reading
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Big Tex, the 55 foot-high symbol of The
State Fair of Texas, waves a welcome to the crowd. “Howdy,” he says. “This is Big Tex.” Continue reading
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Mark di Suvero’s unusual sculpture is a perfect reflection of the whimsy and history inside the Flatwater Folk Art Museum in Brownville, NE
Brownville, Nebraska has 10 museums.
Now this might not seem odd, but what makes it odd is that this small hamlet has a population of 142. That’s one museum for every 14 residents!
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