Category Archives: Travel

Saturday Afternoon in Chicago

After naps and lunch on Saturday the six of headed into Chicago for a quick excursion. We drove up to Oak Park to board the ‘El’ Green Line. The skyline is visible through the haze from the platform. After about … Continue reading

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Riverside Trains

When we travel to Riverside, Illinois, you know I will spend some time trackside at the Metra station. We found a Metra train with a new paint scheme. Then a Chicago bound grain train showed up.     We were … Continue reading

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Garfield Park Conseravtory – Chicago

On our Chicago trip today we went with our son (our daughter-in-law had performances all day) and grandsons to the Garfield Park Conservatory in west Chicago. It’s a huge building with lots of different temperature and humidity controlled rooms for … Continue reading

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Hood Canal and Port Townsend

March 10-12, 2018 Be prepared – there are a LOT of pictures in this post. We got lucky with the weather and I couldn’t stop clicking the shutter. We went up to Port Townsend, Washington with our neighbors/friends for a … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip – Sequoia National Park

Travel Dates: September 11 & 12, 2017 After our stop at the awesome La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona, we headed over to visit my uncle and aunt in Cottonwood. We love visiting them; Uncle Jake is the last remaining … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip – La Posada Hotel

Trip Date: September 9, 2017 I’m getting so behind on my blogging: working, traveling and having fun result in a back log of posts. Today, I’m going back to our late summer road trip to the Southwest and California. When … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip: Mesa Verde

September 6-7, 2-17 [NOTE: Click on the photos to get much bigger versions with detail I discuss in the post] When last we talked (September 5)  we had arrived in Mesa Verde, hiked a bit and saw some sites. We … Continue reading

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