Fort Worth Omni Theater

Everyone has happy childhood memories of experiences that were considered “treats” to them. I grew up in Fort Worth, and my happy childhood memories are of going to the Fort Worth Omni Theater, a round IMAX movie theater located at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. Luckily, now that we live back in […]

A Fall Day at The Fort Worth Botanic Gardens : A Photo Essay

Located near the Fort Worth Zoo and Trinity Park in the Cultural District, the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to spend the day outdoors. The largest botanical gardens in the state of Texas, it boasts 2,500 species of native and exotic plants and 23 specialty gardens. There’s lots of room to run […]

Stargazing at Mauna Kea on Hawaii’s Big Island

Besides Volcano National Park, the biggest thing on our Big Island to do list was to head to a stargazing party at Mauna Kea.  We’re all pretty big astronomy buffs here, and living in the city we don’t get a good view of the sky on an average night.  Mauna Kea is world renowned for […]

Hiking Hermit’s Peak in New Mexico

Legendary Hermit’s Peak – Near Las Vegas, NM The area around Las Vegas, New Mexico is stunning.  The Sangre de Cristo mountains dip into the little northern corner of the state, giving us a beautiful landscape of evergreen mountains and sparkling streams. This area of the country is my favorite, after staying here during the […]

Fort Worth Zoo – The Best Zoo in Texas

While we are lucky to live in Fort Worth for many reasons, a big one would have to be because of the Fort Worth Zoo. Routinely named in the top five zoos in America, the Fort Worth Zoo is a local attraction we head back to time and time again. Even Gary said he was “impressed,” […]