Archive for the ‘USA MAINLAND’ Category

St. Elmo, Colorado: an inhabited ghost town

St. Elmo, Colorado: an inhabited ghost town
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. ST. ELMO in Colorado is designated a ghost town, but it is also inhabited. There are some modern vacation homes in the surrounding area. It also lives up to its reputation as being one of Colorado’s best preserved ghost towns....
March 27th, 2014 | Interesting Towns, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Wasson Peak via King’s Canyon Trail: An awesome way to start a Tucson day!

Wasson Peak via King’s Canyon Trail: An awesome way to start a Tucson day!
By guest blogger Nicole Mullins. Photos Copyright © Nicole Mullins. TUESDAY, MARCH 12 was a very physical day. I was already sore when I awoke, thanks to all of the wonderful amenities for physical activity at the Voyager RV Resort in Tucson, Arizona. As an exercise physiologist based in Ohio, it’s...
September 27th, 2013 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

Goodbye, Ohio

Goodbye, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Brian Williams. Feature photo: Sunset, Berlin Lake, Ohio This time tomorrow the Penske truck will be sitting in our driveway while the movers load our goods and chattel. By afternoon we’ll be heading off for New Mexico by road,...
February 20th, 2013 | MEMORIES, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Selah Restaurant: Dining in a Bank Vault

Selah Restaurant: Dining in a Bank Vault
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. Selah Restaurant is located in an old bank building at 130 S Bridge Street, downtown Struthers, Ohio. It’s a hometown restaurant with big city flair! Designed rooms, original photography, brass teller cages, a walk-in vault, full bakery...
February 16th, 2013 | DINING, QUIRKY PLACES, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

International Rose Test Garden, Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden, Portland, Oregon
By staff writer Valeka Cruz. Photos Copyright © Valeka Cruz. I HAD HEARD from friends and family that the International Rose Test Garden was a beautiful place that I should visit during my recent trip to Portland, Oregon. The word beautiful doesn’t even begin to describe this haven. From the...
October 26th, 2012 | GARDENS & PARKS, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

The Chuckwagon Cafe, Moscow, Texas

The Chuckwagon Cafe, Moscow, Texas
Story by guest blogger Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. IN THIS DAY and age of fast food and drive-thru, it’s nice to find a cafe where you can go in, sit and enjoy a really great meal. In Moscow, Texas—and “Yes, Virginia, there really is a Moscow, Texas”—there is such a...
October 5th, 2012 | OUTDOORS EATING, QUIRKY PLACES, STAFF, USA MAINLAND | Read More

The Resilience of Nature: Bastrop State Park, Texas

The Resilience of Nature: Bastrop State Park, Texas
By guest blogger Valeka Cruz. Photos Copyright © Valeka Cruz. Bastrop State Park and neighboring Buescher State Park are located 30 miles south of Austin, Texas and are home to the “Lost Pines,” an isolated region of loblolly pines (yes, we have pine trees in Texas!). In 1997, the park was given...
September 14th, 2012 | Conservation, GARDENS & PARKS, GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND | Read More