On our drive from Scotland to London we decided to drive down the western side of England through the famed Lake District.
My favorite was the Kirkstone Pass because of this view!
The pass is 1,489 feet (454 meters) up and was chilly in the May afternoon. We did stop and ate lunch at the picnic ben
Most of the time that we spent in Scotland was spent Searching for our ancestors in Scotland in small cities like Bathgate, Linthigow, Kilsyth and Sterling.
We did spend an afternoon and evening in Edinburgh!
Since it was towards the end of the two week trip we did a bus tour of the city and I am s
If one (my siblings and I) is going to be looking for ancestors in Falkirk, Scotland see recent post Searching for ancestors in Scotland then one (my siblings and I) must go and see and take pictures of the Kelpies!
The Kelpies were built in 2013 and stand 30 meters or 98 feet high. 1 You can gauge
Recently I posted Share My World: Searching for family in Middelton-in-Teesdale. This week I am going to post about how my and my siblings traveled to Scotland and went to the cities they were from and searched for our father's family. In England there are multiple families all in one city. In Scotl
This is going to be a super fun post.
I often take really close up pictures of paintings. It is so interesting to see the texture, the colors, and sometimes to see if I can make a beautiful picture from the artist's original painting.
I will show the close up and if you would like see if you can gu
In November I was able to spend time in New York City and DC.
I did a few posts on Brooklyn and the MET from New York. Now I want to do a couple of posts of DC.... one of my favorite cities! I lived there for 6 years and go back every year to visit.
On Monday, November, 11, 2019 Heather, Moana and I
About a month ago I posted Share My World: Rome and highlighted Mausoleum of Hadrian in Rome now I am going to share more about our visit to Hadrian's wall in Northern England.
We went to one of the best preserved sections of the wall at Birdoswald Roman Fort close to the River Irthing and Up
If you will remember a couple of months ago I posted Share My World: Sibling trip
This trip was a family history/heritage trip, with a week in Italy thrown in. We started in Italy because @jarvie was there shooting a wedding (I know, so cool shooting a wedding in the Italian alps). We met him in Ve
When I am New York City I always go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the MET, for short. It is one of my favorite places. The art is amazing and I learn so much. As I mentioned in my last Art Talk post Art Talk: MET Highlight tour
When I go to museums I do a tour. Looking at art is ok, especial
I was in Brooklyn at the beginning of November for a work conference.
Here are some views from, in, and of Brooklyn.
View from DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
DUMBO is not the little grey elephant. It is a new trendy neighborhood in Brooklyn. It stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. My friend
Do you want to take a walk with me through time and space? This post is going to be from the highlights tour I did of the MET in New York City at the beginning of November.
When I go to museums I do a tour. Looking at art is ok, especially if you are familiar with the artist or piece. Going on a tou
At the beginning of November I was in Brooklyn for a work conference. While looking for places to stay in that area I found an Airbnb near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Gardens are one of my happy places!
It was so fun to walk around the garden and see stunning views and the tiny details.