Arbor Day has roots in Nebraska; Tree beauty abounds

Warren Buffett is credited with saying “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree long ago.” How many of us even think about a tree’s life when we see them or take a rest under the shade? I know I’ve been among the many who complain during the Fall when leaves […]

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta should be on bucket lists

We attended our first International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque in 2010. Since then, I get antsy this time of the year when the Fiesta kicks off. This year’s Fiesta started Saturday and runs through Oct. 12th. Lisa, our youngest daughter Mallory and I spent five days in Albuquerque during our visit. The festivities kick off […]

Four Corners Monument – It’s worth the drive

  Need to cross Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah off your list of states to visit? One solution – visit the Four Corners Monument, and you can do that. Four Corners is the only spot where that many states meet in our country. Of course, to get to Four Corners, you’ll have to drive […]

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