With the heat & canyons of Arizona and Utah behind us we climbed up onto the Colorado Plateau and was instantly amazed at the transformation of landscape and milder temperatures. Debbie had researched a place called “Hanging Lakes” which was described as the most popular … Continue readingYou can talk to God and listen to the casual reply
Having left Las Vegas in Nevada we kept criss-crossing the Utah-Arizona border for the next 10 days visiting various national parks along the way. Inside the parks naturally there is beauty to be found but outside the terrain ranges from bland to surreal, come to … Continue readingHow Long Do We Look At This?
It was late morning by the time we climbed in to our rental car at Las Vegas airport. Check-in at the Monte Carlo wasn’t until 4:00pm which meant only one thing…..OUTLET CENTRE! Deb somehow managed to purchase about 300 items in 4 hours and surprisingly, … Continue readingThe Circus in the Desert
Originally we were only coming to Dallas because Qantas made us go that way to Las Vegas from Philly. So we thought well if we’re going through anyway let’s make it 3 days as there’s probably lots to do…….we were wrong. Arriving Saturday we were … Continue readingIn Dallas With Time to Kill
Toronto decided to be no kinder with the weather but then this visit was less about sight-seeing and more about Debbie meeting her Canadian cousins. We did get a little sunshine the day we visited Kensington markets which very much reminded me of Paddington in Sydney when … Continue readingSlowly I Turned, Step By Step….
We arrived in Montreal at the same time as the Formula 1 Grand Prix and the cold, wet weather. The F1 street parties & displays were trying to brighten up the city but for us it was too miserable so we did a $5 tour … Continue readingFinding Formula 1 & Olympic Gold
Took awhile to get used to driving on the wrong side of the road but we eventually made it to the New England coast and our first stop in a quaint seaside village called Mystic, evidently the scene of a long forgotten (by everyone except … Continue readingBubble Bubble Toil and Trouble
Our nephew & his beautiful wife, Marcus & Ilyse, greeted us at the train station and after settling in our bags at their place took us for a drive to South Street, Philadelphia. One of the first things you notice driving around are the incredible … Continue readingHow Many Flags Does it Take To…….
Well our son Adam missed us sooooo much that he only lasted a week and then had to join us (nah he was coming over anyway). So Debbie being glad to have her boys all together again (including our adopted son Joel), we had to … Continue readingSex, Lies & Matzoh Balls
First of all Deb & I would like to thank all those who have taken the time to comment, it means a lot to us and reduces the homesickness. We finally ventured out of Manhattan and crossed over to Brooklyn Heights where we strolled along … Continue readingGetting High in New York