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Chicago, December 2021

Chicago, December 2021

A trip to meet up with Leandra's sister and family in early November fell apart, so we decided to fly up to Chicago for a long weekend in December. Since we also had a free Hilton night we needed to...

Oregon 2021: Willamette Valley sights

Oregon 2021: Willamette Valley sights

In addition to the coast and our wine tastings, we also checked out two parts of McMinnville, downtown and the Mason-Rivera Sculpture Garden. It's been a few years since we'd last been in...

Shanghai: M50 & Jing’na Sculpture Park

Shanghai: M50 & Jing’na Sculpture Park

Today was to be the day for travel to the nearby ancient town Suzhou... but alas, we were thwarted! Though there are a reported 60 train trips available between the two cities, we couldn't get a...

London Nov 2014: National Gallery

London Nov 2014: National Gallery

I was in college the last time I visited the National Gallery in London but Eric went while I was at Fashion Week in February and wanted to show me around, so we took a rainy morning on our last day...

Memory Monday: Canyon Road art galleries

Memory Monday: Canyon Road art galleries

On our last morning in New Mexico we filled up on a great buffet breakfast and walked a few yards to the start of Canyon Road to admire some of the galleries. I think Eric had assumed there would be...

Montreal: sights

Montreal: sights

Though our time in Montreal was rather brief we still managed to walk around an interesting cross-section of the city. Below are some of our favorite sights. Chinatown Notre Dame cathedral...

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park

On our first day in St. Louis we were facing some unpredictable weather, so we got up early, dressed comfortably and headed to the free Laumeier Sculpture Park for an outdoor hike among some...

Our recent absence

We've been a bit absent from posting the past two weeks, mostly because we've been very busy. Here's what we've been up to: Leandra has gone "official" with her creative and web design business,...

Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism

This evening we spent some time looking at works by Monet and others at the North Carolina Museum of Art. We prefer to go to these special exhibitions on Member Mondays when it's not nearly as...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)