Category Archive: gardens & parks

Weekend in Minneapolis

After we finished our second week of building in Wisconsin we packed a couple bags and headed to Minneapolis for the weekend. Neither Tom or I had been there before but Tom had… 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

Canyon Falls and Presque Isle Park

We were a bit bummed to leave the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula but excited to get to Marquette to visit with Tom’s cousin. The drive was only a few hours but we all needed… Continue reading

Virgin River Falls Park, Utah

After walking around the west rim of the Virgin River Tom and Terry had one more brief stop in mind on the way to our canyon hike. Located just off the road that… Continue reading

Ocean Springs and Biloxi, Mississippi

After a few weeks in Florida I traveled west to visit a couple people in New Mexico and El Paso but on my way I stopped on recommendation in Ocean Springs, Mississippi and… Continue reading

Turtles! George C. McGough Nature Park, Largo Narrows, Florida

I came upon the nature park while I was driving and looking for a spot to have breakfast. Since rain was imminent and I had no intent other than to read in my… Continue reading

Bottle Houses, Prince Edward Island

After seeing the national park along the north shore I decided to head back to Nova Scotia so I made my way south to the bridge, which is the other, western connection to… Continue reading

Portland Head Lighthouse and Fort Williams Park

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Gilbert Stuart Museum, Rhode Island

The Gilbert Stuart Museum is famous for being the birthplace of American painter Gilbert Stuart (whom you may be familiar with from his portrait of George Washington that graces our dollar bills), but… Continue reading