Category Archive: churches

A Bison Range, Mission Church Murals, and 4 Pounds of Strawberries

After we crossed over Lolo Pass into Montana and made a stop in Missoula to reprovision we began making our way back toward Libby. We had a few days before our build however… Continue reading

Visiting and Touristing in St. Louis

Our next stop was in St. Louis to visit with Tom’s niece, two nephews, and their families. We had spent a week in the St. Louis area in May, staying first with his… Continue reading

Keweenaw National Historical Park: Coppertown Mining Museum and Touring Quincy Mine and Hoist

The Keweenaw National Historical Park celebrates the history and the stories of the copper mining industry on the Keweenaw Peninsula through the preservation of almost two dozen heritage sites and museums. The copper… Continue reading

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a small island in Lake Huron famous for its 19th and early 20th century quaint architecture and its exclusive use of horses for transportation that is due to a ban… Continue reading

Roundup of Travels Through Michigan: Detroit, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Lighthouses, a Hike, and Random Exploring of the Lake Michigan Coast

Tom and I had stopped in the Detroit area to visit his brother and his family, and after the visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts we visited the massive Eastern Market and… Continue reading

Traveling in Canada: Sights, Beaches, and Sunsets in New Brunswick

Navigating without the aid of Internet or GPS while in Canada resulted in mostly random wandering, which turned out to be a fantastic way of traveling the country. I had honed my aimless… Continue reading

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

[Want to know why there isn’t any narrative with these photos? Please see this post]

Mission San Luis de Apalachee

The Mission San Luis de Apalachee was first built by the Spanish in 1633, housing both Franciscan friars and Spanish soldiers in addition to the Apalachees until its abandonment in 1704 due to… Continue reading

Mission San Miguel Archangel

Before I returned to Rhode Island I had been in California for another two weeks past what I’ve already posted. After leaving Morro Bay, the next thing I came upon was the Mission… Continue reading

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

The Mission San Luis Obispo was another of my favorite missions that I visited. Founded in 1772, San Luis Obispo was the fifth of the twenty-one California missions; the existing church dates from… Continue reading