Images And Icons Of Yellowstone

Photographic impressions from our travels… Above: Grand Prismatic Springs. Right: The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and the lower Yellowstone Falls. Mammoth Hot Springs one of the most unusual formations on Earth  The Boiling River heated by large hot springs that pour into the Gardner River Above: The Upper Geyser Basin at dusk near Old Faithful.

Chihuly Glass Compliments A Tropical Garden

Traditional glass art usually involves utility, tradition, symmetry. Dale Chihuly‘s work represents a departure from traditional glass art not just in concept but in scale. Chihuly created a new way of working glass, using gravity and spinning forces to work large molten glass. Even if you don’t recognize the name you’ve probably seen his work.Continue reading “Chihuly Glass Compliments A Tropical Garden”

Six On Saturday: My Favorite English Garden

Originally posted on ThatTravelLadyInHerShoes:
I have been to many, many, many English gardens. Oh, I miss them! Some were part of the National Trust and some of them were with The National Garden Scheme……..we loved them all……but one year, I came upon a garden with a Potting Shed to stay in……It was booked to the…

CURRENT NEWS 1/23/21

Two good reference web sites are now available for up-to-date travel information on COVID-19 requirements by country and for CDC travel recommendations. The first is the Internatinal Air Transport Association – IATA offers an up-to-date COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map HERE. Additional information from the The American CDC – For international travelers the American CDC nowContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 1/23/21”

Kissing The Blarney Stone

When you have a limited number of days to visit a country you just keep going, even when the weather turns foul. Such was the case when we traveled to Blarney Castle. Not so much cold but a good on and off drizzle. I’m still not sure what brought us to pick Blarney over aContinue reading “Kissing The Blarney Stone”

TSA Security – Understanding The Rules

  After The Sequined Top post we got inquiries about more info on TSA rules. Be sure and check out Immigration FastPass too. The TSA is the United States Transportation Safety Administration and it is currently responsible for inspecting all passengers and items they intend to carry onto all commercial airliners taking off from U.S. Airports.Continue reading “TSA Security – Understanding The Rules”

CURRENT NEWS 1/19/21

Two good reference web sites are now available for up-to-date travel information on COVID-19 requirements by country and for CDC travel recommendations. The first is the Internatinal Air Transport Association – IATA offers an up-to-date COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map HERE. Additional information from the The American CDC – For international travelers the American CDC nowContinue reading “CURRENT NEWS 1/19/21”

Georgia Wine Drive

On a recent late summer we took a couple of weeks driving around the north Georgia mountains, hiking and visiting wineries. Georgia wines were a pleasant surprise. In general, their quality was good and the wineries were fun to visit. We had planned this trip for the spring but than had to postpone and didn’tContinue reading “Georgia Wine Drive”