Nashville – Home of the Honky Tonks

HonkyTonk Row-19Nashville, Tennessee.

Over the years, I’ve visited Nashville for both work and vacations. This year, I will have the opportunity to visit the home city of the Grand Old Opry twice, once on our way to the Steiner Family Reunion in Lynchburg, Tennessee, and once for my volunteer job with Civil Air Patrol. The photos from the next few travel Tuesday were all captured in June when we stayed overnight on our way to the Steiner Family Reunion. Continue reading

Cellpic Sunday – 21 August 2016

Hawks Nest-1Hawks Nest Ridge, North Dakota.

On a nice summer day, I had occasion to travel to Hawks Nest Ridge. The elevation above the general terrain at Hawks Nest is only about 300 feet (91 m). That pretty much qualifies it as a mountain in North Dakota terms. At the top of  the ridge, there are a large quantity of communications antennas and the small buildings that support the equipment tied to those antennas. Continue reading

Madison Wisconsin Festival – Shake the Lake

Madison Shake-13Madison, Wisconsin.

Summer 2016, time again for the Steiner Family Reunion and an excuse to travel the country. Ever since the late 1990s, my siblings and I have endeavored to rotate the duties of an annual family reunion. We’ve been successful, not only in keeping up the new tradition, but encouraging the next generation to pick up the baton and move forward now that many of my generation have gone to their reward. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – Fun!!


Somewhere in Latin America.

This week, Michelle W. asks us to share an image that brings out the Fun! in life. You can read the entire challenge post here. Of course, virtually all of my pics were taken for the fun of it, however in this sampling, I chose to select some photos of fun activities. The photo above features a clown that hopped on our horse-drawn carriage and whistled his way to a photo and a tip.  The story of our day trip to Cartagena, Colombia can be found hereContinue reading

Winslow Arizona – Taking It Easy at the Standin’ on the Corner Park

Winslow-11Winslow, Arizona.

After our fabulous breakfast at the La Posada Hotel, our next stop on our way back to the Interstate is a park that was obviously a former business location and empty lot. Today, visitors to Winslow can find themselves next to a statue of Jackson Browne, co-author with Glenn Frey of the Eagles’ hit song, Take It Easy. Continue reading