Category Archives: Experience

Free Tour: Amazon Fulfillment Center

I almost forgot I signed up, but gladly I did and I went to the free tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In about an hour, I was part of a small group (since several people didn’t … Continue reading

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Of Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame is still on my mind. Here are some images from its past. Clearly, it’s fascinated artists through the ages. To see more images, click here.  

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In a Sunburned Country

I just finished listening to Bill Bryson narrating his book In a Sunburned Country. This tale of traveling around Australia made me want to return to see the Devil’s Marbles, Ayer’s Rock, Shark Bay, Bondi Bay and even the Telegraph … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Shiny

Originally posted on Here & Abroad:
Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos highlighting shine. What delightful, shiny photos will you share? If you want to see more fun, shiny…

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Apostle Islands: Ice Caves

I’ll go with the pun since it’s low hanging fruit. This cave in Wisconsin would be such a cool place to visit. It’s way up north so not an easy drive for me, but it is spectacular.

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Ewa’s Pierogi

Last week I tried Ewa’s Pierogi in Glenview for lunch. My friend who knows Polish food suggested Ewa’s which is near the public library on Glenview Road. The small restaurant is cheery and light. They offer all you’d expect from … Continue reading

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Korea’s Winter Hot Spots

I’m so happy that I can travel vicariously with Meej Muse, who impressed me with her earlier Streets of Soul series. Watching this made me really wish I was back in Korea.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Rainbow

Originally posted on Beijing Daily Photo 2:
Each week Cee of Cee’s Photography challenges bloggers with a fun prompt. This week we’re to share photos with a rainbow of colors, i.e. at least four colors. I’ve posted a variety of pictures.…

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Michael Jordan’s Steak House

It’s Chicago Restaurant Week till February 7. Today a friend drove down from Milwaukee and I planned to have lunch at the Peninsula Hotel, but didn’t have a reservation and there were no tables. That was disappointing but okay because … Continue reading

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Kids Try . . . International Food

I just found these videos where children sample different kinds of food from around the world.

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