Category: History

Thanksgiving on Long Island

I did something a little different for Thanksgiving, this year. I traveled with a friend to her sister’s home on Long Island! I had never been to Long Island – been to NYC many times, but never Long Island! So, I can check that…

2018 Caravan Tour – Idaho and Utah

In my fourth and final post covering our recent Caravan Bus tour of five western states, I’ll talk about and provide photos of our 7th and final full day – Idaho and Utah! IDAHO We didn’t spend a lot of time in Idaho —…

2018 Caravan Tour – Wyoming Part One and Montana

Let’s continue on our journey across the western states. Day three took us through a section of Wyoming on our way to Montana. We will return to Wyoming after some time in Montana, but to keep us in the order we traveled, I’ll come…

2018 Caravan Tour – South Dakota

Here is the first post from my fantastic tour of five western states! It was a trip I was bound and determined to do…..and, I guess the travel God’s agreed that it should happen! The Busy Buddies group I belong to had this trip…

Ganondagan 2018

I participated in a Bible Study at the Albion First United Methodist Church led by Kae Wilbert on Native American history and the connection with the United Methodist faith….and Christianity in general. It was a fascinating study and Kae did an amazing job presenting…

Witnessing History

On Friday, my friend, Cathy, and I made a day trip to Old Fort Niagara – located in Youngstown, NY on the bank of the Niagara River where it meets Lake Ontario. The fort was originally built by the French in 1726 to protect…

Lunch, Ghosts, and A Psychic…..

Guess what I did, today……I spent the afternoon with friends having lunch at a haunted asylum with ghosts and a psychic!!! Yep!!! A friend invited me along to an annual joint county work meeting that was held at Rolling Hills Asylum in East Bethany,…

Playing Catch Up

In case you hadn’t noticed…….I love Adventure Season – the months where the weather is cooperative enough to enjoy getting out and doing things and going places! And, I kicked this year’s Adventure Season off with a BANG – two, yes TWO, trips in…

Washington DC Adventure – April 2018

My first major adventure of the season is now in the history books…..well, actually just in my memories and here on this blog, but it is “in the can”, as they say! Last year, two friends and I went on what we decided was…

A Different Approach

The source for my Daily Photo Challenge Topics has been less than challenging, lately…..and, this month it is the alphabet – AGAIN! So, I went searching for a different list of challenges and found one by a photography group that I think I’m going…

Maple Season Adventure

I went on my first adventure of the 2018 Adventure Season on Friday! Our Cobblestone Society hosted a day trip / bus tour for Maple Season. We started out at 9:00 am, made two stops, and got back home about 3:30 pm. And, it…

2017 Year In Review

2017 turned out to be a pretty awesome year…..2018 has a lot to live up to – but, I am confident that it will prove to be up for the challenge! Here are the highlights of all that happened and some of my favorite…