Travel Journal

Visiting Red Wing-Red Wing Trolley Company

Today I am writing my 200th blog entry! Thank you faithful readers! I was thinking it might be fun to write about something new, and decided to add a sub category to my ‘Travel Journal’  for those of you who may want to visit Red Wing some time. I didn’t grow up here, so I…

Out and About-Stockholm & Maiden Rock Wisconsin

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~Jawaharial Nehru It’s almost that time of year again! The little villages of Maiden Rock, Stockholm and Pepin Wisconsin will be opening…

Day Trip

My friend Nancy and I took a little day trip to Zumbrota yesterday. It was so nice to get out of town, if even for a few short hours. The covered bridge looked so beautiful covered in snow! Unfortunately I didn’t get a picture of it covered in snow…maybe next time. We had lunch at…

Vacation Plans

Well, I’m still here. Keeping busy and waiting for the darn snow to just go away already! I’m doing all of those exciting things I was doing a couple days ago…writing, cooking, cleaning…bla bla bla… almost overwhelmed by all the glamor and intrigue. Sorry in advance for the choppy, stream-of-consciousness style of this entry. This…

Inspiration in a Coffee Cup

“I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.” ~James Michener I haven’t always been a coffee drinker. About twenty years ago I had a can of the stuff that I kept in my freezer so I could offer it to guests, but other than that my…

Musings Newsletter: Door County

Door County Wisconsin For the last 10 years Jeff, the girls and I have been taking a short road trip to Door County Wisconsin . This year we decided to make the trek in the summer instead of autumn. Two of our closest friends will be honeymooning in “the Door” the same month that we’re…