Festive holiday decorations in the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda.
Map of the Des Moines Skywalk.
Sometimes I think Des Moines is what the writers of The Simpsons had in mind when they created Capital City.
Belated photos from our trip to Des Moines a couple of weeks ago.
Lore says Halloween celebrations are uncommon in Argentina but everybody seemed to know what to do at our party last Saturday.
My trips to Argentina have been usually confined to the city of Córdoba and its environs. I’ve wanted to see a little more of the country and so we took a side trip to Mendoza, the city at the heart of Argentina’s wine country.
Photos from this year’s trip to Argentina.
Ronald Reagan was the president of my childhood. We found some time to visit his boyhood home in Dixon, Ill.
On our bottle was a little green inchworm marching in circles along the rim of the bottle.
We decided last minute to go to Chicago for the long weekend.
Photos from our stop in Dixon to visit Ronald Reagan’s boyhood home.
Photos from our second trip to Chicago.
We went camping at Yellow River State Forest in northeastern Iowa’s river bluff country.
Photos from our camping trip to the river bluff country of northeastern Iowa.
Our little Saturday afternoon jaunt took us through three little towns: River Junction, Riverside, and Kalona.
River Junction, Riverside, and Kalona through a dirty camera lens.
Proceeding east to west, one sees irrigated fields give way to ranches, the boundary of the cattle brand inspection regime, and finally Mountain Time.
I’ve always maintained that the human brain is not meant for modern international travel.
Christmas in Argentina is celebrated on Dec. 24 doesn’t really get started until late at night.
De Gaulle Airport is a terrible last sight of Europe. I’ll close my eyes and dream of Parthenon.