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Fall color and llamas in Rhinebeck, NY

| May 8, 2014 | 2 Comments
Fall color and llamas in Rhinebeck, NY

Starting where I left off, back in 2012 – where does the time go? We all know it goes down the drain, clockwise, if you live in the northern hemisphere. Or does it? In October 2012 we took a small-ish (for us) trip¬†to Rhinebeck, NY specifically for the queen to attend the New York State¬†Sheep […]

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queen mum

| July 9, 2012 | 2 Comments
queen mum

From Vermont we crossed into New York on our journey up the Adirondack Northway to visit the queen’s mother **queue celebratory music like on Masterpiece Theater** – queen mum. You may bow or curtsy now. And don’t look at the queen mum. And don’t sneeze in front of the queen mum. And don’t flair your […]

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Fallingwater

| August 1, 2011 | 2 Comments
Fallingwater

So much has been written about this Wright masterpiece there isn’t much more I can add. What’s to say? It’s breathtaking although I do think an updated paint job, or at the very least some power washing, would help spiff up the outside. No photos were allowed inside and if you search the internets you’ll […]

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The real thing

| March 5, 2011 | 1 Comment
The real thing

Our big vacay this year is going to be a mega road trip to the Pacific Northwest with all kinds of stops in between, of course. This will not be our first trip to the land of mist and coffee. We went on an Alaskan cruise in May of 08, flew into Seattle, drove down […]

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You’re my waterwall

| March 3, 2011 | 6 Comments
You’re my waterwall

Houston gets a lot of flack for simply being Houston. When the Superbowl was here a few years ago, the vitriol from sports writers and others about what a loser place Houston is was a tad bit insulting. I’ve lived in Houston for 37 years. There was a time when I would have agreed with […]

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