New Orleans 2013

New Orleans, May 2013. A fun trip, but not exactly what I was expecting. After arriving in NOLA early afternoon, we stopped for a quick lunch and wandered off to Jackson square to meet with friends. Our day consisted of walking the square, browsing the street vendors and the many forms of art. We also…

Someone moved my house…

Mayberry…that’s how a neighbor once described my neighborhood. I live in the heart of the city with a train station nearby, busy streets, alleyways, highways…and a major metropolitan airport about 8 miles away. But my neighborhood was different than many others, it has a forest preserve nearby with walking trails through the forest, great for…

Danube Riverboat Cruise 2013

AMA Waterways-The Romantic Danube River Boat cruise 2013-What a truly amazing trip it was! Our flight was booked on Lufthansa air departing from Chicago to Munich and then Munich to Prague. What a fantastic airline, really! Comfortable seats, TV for every seat with a good selection of FREE movies to watch. No shortage of beverages,…