As if the breathtaking, natural beauty of Powell Gardens wasn’t already enough, this summer included an exhibit that incorporated Lego scenes into the park Dale Chihuly-style.  Artist Sean Kenney used more than 300,000 Lego bricks to create 27 sculptures in 14 scenes set around the gardens. My favorite exhibit was probably the Mallard Duck and Ducklings […]

Each year, the Powell Gardens hosts a Festival of Butterflies that allows visitors to interact with caterpillars and butterflies alike.  While there are 12,00 to 15,000 species of butterflies to admire, I remain partial to the Monarch butterfly.  One of these days, I need to do some of the things on my bucket list, like participating in […]

Each year, the Powell Gardens hosts a Festival of Butterflies that allows visitors to interact with caterpillars and butterflies alike, like this Monarch caterpillar. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Auberge Ravoux Giverny:  Flowers Giverny:  Claude Monet’s Home and Gardens Wordless Wednesday:  Down

Each year, the Powell Gardens hosts a Festival of Butterflies that allows visitors to interact with caterpillars and butterflies alike.

Each year, the Powell Gardens hosts a Festival of Butterflies that allows visitors to interact with caterpillars and butterflies alike.  As much as I love butterflies, there was no way I was going to miss this chance to interact with the delicate, winged beauties. Butterfly Photo #1.  I think this might be a Blue Morpho with […]

We had to take our 16-year-old Belgian guest to the library and museum of the most famous US President from Missouri.  (Nevermind that he is the only President from Missouri!)  Having mostly studied World War II from a European perspective, I think she enjoyed learning about his role in World War II and how the experience differed […]

UPDATE: Please see updated information about Yellowstone on my new blog, Everyday Wanderer. On Today’s Date in the Past: Can you tell me how to get… Ducklings in Lake Ontario Butterfly on a Coneflower