As the United States reach and exceed 100,000 deaths and stay at home is still in vogue in most states and the numbers out of work reach unbelievable numbers, I am inclined to reflect on the number of crises that I have experienced and been involved in. While having a telephone discussion with a friend… Read More Why I have hope for the future
While visiting a friend in Merrillville, Indiana we took a drive to Gary to see where Michael was born. Across the street from the house locals have souvenirs stalls set up with various memorabilia for sale. There is no tour of the house and it remains unoccupied and cordoned off with a police tape. The… Read More Where Michael Jackson was born.
The New York Botanical garden hosts the holiday train show annually which highlights some of New York’s iconic points of interest. This show is presented in the Edith Haupt Conservatory but the festivities can be seen and felt around the grounds. Ellis Island was the busiest immigration processing center from 1892 to 1954 is one… Read More Christmas train show New York
Disembarked in the port of Salaverry and boarded a bus to take a tour around the city. It’s a fairly modern town and with a lot of activity and quite clean. In a distance there was a pronounced structure hovering over the buildings. Upon arrival at the Plaza De Armas there was the freedom monument.… Read More Visit to Trujillo, Peru
I have only gone out two times since the stay at home and that is solely to get groceries replenished. My is mom is 88 years old and in very good health and I want to keep it that way. We are even exercising social distancing when I enter her apartment. I have been attending… Read More At home during this pandemic
The first stop on my transatlantic cruise was the Azores Islands although only for a day we got a good idea of what the place has to offer. One of the major attraction is the Terra Nostra Park on San Miguel Island. A major attraction is the thermal pool and some of our fellow travelers… Read More My visit to the Azores
As we find ourselves at home there is more time to clear clutter, change around furniture, reread books and dusting off old picture albums. New York has been hit real badly with this pandemic and because of stringent measures to curtail the spread, venues like the botanical gardens are closed. I did not visit the… Read More Reflections of the Botanical Gardens
Heading to Grand Canyon we stopped at the Glen Canyon Dam Recreation area a conservation unit of the National Parks. This is a natural Canyon found mostly in Utah but extends to Arizona and covers the full length of the Colorado River. Along the highway offered some of the most beautiful rock formations with colors… Read More Wrapping up National Parks of the west.