Governor’s mansion highlights our Lincoln holiday tour

Touring the Nebraska Governor’s residence highlighted our visit to Lincoln last weekend. It was our first time visiting the home, and we were impressed with the subtle holiday decorations used throughout the “People’s House” (as Gov. Pete Ricketts called it). The foray features a tree with a few accessories surrounding it. It set the tone […]

Midwest Christmas celebrations

The turkey has been stuffed. OK, I’ve been stuffed…with turkey and stuffing, and all the fixin’s our daughter Steph made for us. So, now, our attention to turns to the Christmas season. We love decorations and lights. This will be year 3 of no Christmas tree or indoor decorations. Our cat-son Gus loves shiny objects, […]

Michael McDonald concert at Orpheum and Holland among Omaha holiday plans

We may not want to admit it, but the Christmas holiday season is right around the corner. One of our daughters is done with her shopping for the family. Lisa and I have outlined story ideas for the holiday season. One of the things we love a lot about the holiday season are the decorations […]

Weston, Missouri, field trip brings more than holiday attractions

We’ve been told a couple of times that we needed to check out Weston, Missouri, for its Christmas season. Father Christmas roams the downtown area and the area is decked out for the holidays. We made the 2.5-hour drive south from Omaha to check out the holiday season in Weston. Initially, I didn’t see the […]

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