The Turkey Hill Experience

When you think about the every day blah blah, sometimes the days run together and it’s tough to remember which is which. But add a vacation in the mix and those memories stick with you. While we’re enjoying one, we almost always reminisce about previous vacations – usually the silly things that went wrong and turned out […]

Upper Dells Boat Tour

I have had a love/hate relationship with the Wisconsin Dells for quite some time. As a kid, my folks always had a cabin (built by my carpenter father) on a lake or river and we were fortunate to travel quite a lot to visit family across the U.S. I don’t recall ever going to the Dells until […]

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 […]

Cruising the Caribbean

I recently finished up the blog posts for our Eastern Caribbean Cruise aboard the Royal Princess in February of 2015. All that sunshine and bright blue water was pretty hard to take. Blogs alway place most recent entries on the top of the heap, but if you’d rather read about our journey in the order that it took place, please CLICK […]

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