Libraries as tourist attractions: Maybe some film, quotes or art for your liking

Libraries as tourist attractions? We’ve found during our trips that libraries can be unspoken tourist attractions. Not many people think to check out a library on their vacations. But, maybe they should. Lisa is more into the library stops than me. But, I agree that a couple of libraries we’ve been to have been quite […]

USS Midway offers floating museum of naval history and operations

A friend of mine recently mentioned wanting to go to San Diego for vacation. I suggested that if he did go, one touristy thing to do was to visit the USS Midway Museum. The former aircraft carrier was turned into a floating museum after it was decommissioned in 1992. The aircraft carrier, once the largest […]

“Rules of Engagement” viewing

While in the Los Angeles area last fall, Lisa and I had the chance to watch a taping of the CBS comedy “Rules of Engagement.” The show – in its seventh season – quickly became one of our favorite shows when it debuted. The series stars Patrick Warburton (“Seinfeld,” “The Tick,” “Family Guy”), Megyn Price […]

Walter Koenig: Beam Me Up to the Stars

We had the pleasure of seeing an actor get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during our recent trip to Los Angeles. Walter Koenig, AKA Chekov, from the original television and movie  series “Star Trek,” was the last of the original cast members to get his star on the Walk of Fame. We […]

LA: Prehistoric age to Classic Hollywood

Following a trip to Pasadena and the Nebraska-UCLA football on Day 2 of our trip, we made up for lost touristy things on Day 3. We visited the Hollywood Walk of Fame to start the day. Actually, the Walk of Fame was pretty much  a daily ritual since we were just two blocks from it. […]

Southern California, Here We Come!

We recently traveled to Los Angeles to meet with friends. What a week! We packed in so much sightseeing and touristy stuff in such a short time. I felt like I needed a vacation to recover from our vacation. Highlights of the trip included staying in Hollywood, the Walk of Fame, seeing a Star Trek […]

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