Springfield, Illinois (Part of Travel Goal #4)

We collect National Park cancellation stamps when we travel within the USA. On the way out from Springfield, Ilinois Denise asked if I could get a quick stamp from the old railway station in Springfield. I went to the railroad … Continue reading

Guanajuato, Mexico: City of Mines, Music, Muses, and Mummies.

The thing about Mexico that any visitor who travels any distance will soon find the diversity that is embedded in the country. Due to the fact that Mexico is a cradle of an original civilization and thus millennium in age … Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Florida Theme Parks

I was recently doing some vacation planing (one of my favorite daydreaming projects) and for a brief moment (about 2-3 minutes) I could not remember where we had gone in April. As part of this process of remembering I went … Continue reading

The Ramona Pageant

Part of 4th grade education in California is California History. One of the traditions of that historical education is that 4th grade children get invited in April to the dress rehearsal of the Ramona Outdoor Play. This year was AJ’s … Continue reading