The Washington, D.C., cherry blossoms reached peak bloom this week, a little earlier than expected, thanks to the warm weather. Peak bloom is considered to be the point when 70 percent of the blossoms have opened. They make for a sea of pink and white around the Tidal Basin, a reservoir in West Potomac Park.… Read More Cherry Blossoms Peak in Washington, D.C.!
You know you’re a wanderluster when you find places to travel to from the places you travel to. On our most recent annual journey to Las Vegas, my companion and I decided to take a two-day road trip to Utah, a state that I had last driven through a couple of decades ago and remembered… Read More Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
Plastic-covered white boats rocked in the driving rain as my travel companion and I watched from our table for four overlooking the small marina. We were in Newport for another weekend break from the on-going renovation of my house. Still thrilled with my wonderful birthday stay at the Hotel on North, we had reserved a… Read More A Spring Weekend in Newport
On our way back to Waikiki from the Polynesian Cultural Center, my travel companion and I stopped at Kokololio Beach Park, 30 miles and a world away from the most famous beach on the planet. Though we could see a couple of other people on the beach, they were hundreds of feet from us, and… Read More Fifteen Minutes of Solitude