Category Archives: Trips

End of America Road Trip — Chicago 1

We are on the road again! It’s my favorite place to be and I certainly want to savor this fairly short trip because it basically marks the end of my travels in America. Not because I don’t want to travel … Continue reading

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Saratoga Wrap

Our last day at Saratoga Springs Racetrack was delightfully sunny and cool, but our luck also cooled off. Only one of our troop ended up winning for the entire weekend and it was not yours truly. I did not hit … Continue reading

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Saratoga 2

After our second day at Saratoga Springs, several of us are still playing with their money. Before the races yesterday, we walked downtown and strolled along Broadway, window-shopping and people-watching. We also admired the elegant architecture on Union Avenue. These … Continue reading

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A Weekend at the Spa-a-ah!

It’s August and that means it’s time for thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Springs, NY. We have made an annual pilgrimmage to the spa for at least the last 17 years. We have donated to the Saratoga Springs economy and, once … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Final Thoughts

Finally, Lee and I would like to sum up our cruise by addressing Princess Cruises and our ship, the Emerald Princess. We have sailed with Princess before and we were always satisfied if not elated by the food, the service, … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Afterthoughts 3

Here are some of the other favorites from our Scandinavian Cruise June 2013: Best Church — Lee liked the Rock Church in Helsinki; Gary liked the Berliner Dom & the Holy Spirit Church in Tallinn Best Architecture — Lee liked … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Afterthoughts 2

Reflecting on our Scandinavian Cruise june 2013, here are some of our favorites: Favorite City — Lee loved Tallinn & Stockholm; Gary loved St Petersburg Favorite Square — Lee & Gary both loved Tallinn’s Town Hall Square and Stockholm’s Stortorget. … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Afterthoughts 1

As we reflect on our cruise, Lee & I differ in many of our preferences but not in our most memorable moments. Here are some of our bests: Most Memorable Moment for both of us — In Warnemunde, Germany, ¬†as … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Copenhagen 2 Photo Album

Since we managed to see most of the city sights on our first day walk, our second day in Copenhagen was spent primarily at Tivoli Gardens, the ancient amusement park that is so beloved by the Danish people. Because the … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Cruise — Copenhagen 1 Photo Album

At the end of our cruise, we decided to spend two (2) extra nights in Copenhagen. Our hotel, the Radisson Blu Royal was very nice and was in a perfect location, across the street from Tivoli Gardens and one block … Continue reading

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