Atop St. Mary’s Hill

Port Washington is nick-named the City of Seven Hills and this post will cover a part of this city that’s high atop St. Mary’s Hill – one of the city’s most prominent hills. St. Mary’s Catholic Church sits on its perch and is visible from almost anywhere in the city. We saw it from Coal Dock Park in […]

Port Washington, Wisconsin: Part One

We moved from Oregon to Port Washington, Wisconsin in 1986. We loaded up the back of a big yellow Ryder truck with all of our worldly possessions. Lindsay, our Golden Retriever, kept Jim company up front. I followed in our Datsun station wagon with our 2-year old and 4-month old daughters and my big black cat […]

On the Road Again

This post is a mish-mash of random stuff I saw while taking the scenic route to Door County a couple weeks ago. I’ve included some traveling music to get your toe tapping, so if you love Willie Nelson, click HERE and tap along! Usually when we go to Door County we take the interstate through Green Bay and don’t start […]

Pinecrest Historical Village

If you’ve read any of my blogs, you know how I like to make the most of a road trip and see as much as I can on the way to and back home from a new destination. I’ll be spending the next five days in Door County, but I had a couple of stops planned for my […]

Who needs the Ocean…

I felt the need to put some copy down here, because OF COURSE WE NEED THE OCEANS! I’m hoping I don’t get a bunch of hate mail because of that incomplete statement. I’m just saying, that sometimes when you stand on the shores of any of the Great Lakes, it looks and feels like an […]