Photo Adventure : Chateau des Charmes Vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Although I’ve never been much of a wine drinker, I like to consider myself an agri-enthusiast. That might not be a real word, but I enthusiastically find agriculture to be interesting so it seems an appropriate moniker. When I saw “Tour a Vineyard” listed on my G Adventures’ Quebec and Ontario Explorer tour, I saw […]

Photo Adventure – Prescott, ON and Fort Wellington : Party Like It’s 1812

During my month long visit to Ontario this summer, one of my favorite parts of the trip was a short roadtrip in the 1000 Islands area along the St. Lawrence River. I visited Thousand Islands National Park, and explored some of the historical sites along the way. This area played a pivotal role in the […]

A Ride on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad – Grapevine, Texas

The railroad has been such a part of American history.  It changed society and economics during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad, And riding on them is fun! The Grapevine Vintage Railroad is especially fun.  It definitely has a restored vintage feel, and makes you feel like you are living a tiny bit of American […]

Battleship Texas State Historical Site in Houston

Texas is sometimes known as the Land of Contrasts. It is so big, and contains so many different experiences for the visitor. Not only are the regions and cities starkly different, but also the state park sites. Sure, Texas has the more traditional lake and nature sites that you’d expect in a state park. It […]

Far Out Fun at NASA’s Space Center Houston

Space.  The final frontier.  From the time I was my children’s ages until now,  the pursuit of man into space has always had a strange hold over me.  While I want my kids to be passionate about things that interest them, I am constantly trying to find ways to bring science and astronomy into our […]