Forgetting Midwestern winter: Coastal beaches are calling

Spring is approaching. We are nearing the end of winter. However, we will have a few more weeks of iffy weather to deal with. But, soon, very soon, the leaves will be sprouting on the trees, grass will turn green, the dandelions will say hello to my yard again. Coats will give way to jackets, […]

Chihuly collection tops St. Pete visit

A mustache. Boats. Blown-glass art. What do these have in common? We saw then during our visit to St. Petersburg, Florida. Our main reason for visiting St. Pete was to check out the Chihuly collection, which is on the waterfront. That led to some nice views of boats and water. We ended with a view […]

Tampa area offers plethora of sights and attractions

Tampa may be best known for being the home of Busch Gardens, but we think it has a lot more to offer visitors. We checked out quite a few attractions during a long weekend recently. Ybor City is known as the Cuban capital for Tampa. The downtown neighborhood is home to some great restaurants, such […]

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