While daddy cardinal chilled on the deck railing, momma cardinal climbed up on the rooftop of the bird feeder and posed for pictures.

The Kansas City Star suggested that the gathering of an estimated 800,000 fans attending the World Series victory parade earlier today might have been the largest gathering in Kansas City history.  For a metro area the size of Kansas City (around 2 million), 800,000 is an amazing turnout! A gathering of 800,000 is more than: the […]

After 324 steps up a narrow, spiral staircase, I was rewarded with an amazing view of Frankfurt and the Main River below from the top of St. Bartholomew’s Cathedral in the old section of Frankfurt. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Rose on Grand Miami:  Clearly I’m Not Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA Any More […]

The Milan Cathedral, or Duomo di Milano, is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and the largest in Italy. But, despite my incredible fear of heights, I was most excited to visit the rooftop.  Here is the first of two posts from up on the rooftop of the Milan Cathedral.  What do you think?  Do […]

The Milan Cathedral, or Duomo di Milano, is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and the largest in Italy. But, despite my incredible fear of heights, I was most excited to visit the rooftop.  Here is the first of two posts from up on the rooftop of the Milan Cathedral.  What do you think? […]

At the lovely Farm to Table dinner we enjoyed earlier this month, we met a lovely woman, a friend of a neighbor, who lives on acreage in Weston, Missouri.  She told us about the tobacco barn on her property and invited us out to check it out, and you know what a sucker I am […]