According to Wikipedia, the city of Grapevine, Texas, has plenty of history behind it, including personages as diverse as General Sam Houston and Henry Methvin, an associate of Bonnie and Clyde. What I actually know about Grapevine is that there’s a Bass Pro Shops store there, and that […]
Japanese Garden inside The Butchart Gardens, Victoria B.C. On the Queen of Alberni, ferry to Vancouver, BC. My dad took the picture on the bottom right, below, to show how hard the wind was blowing — the Canadian flag was standing straight out. State capitol building in Olympia, […]
I’ve decided to switch my blog theme over to Widely, mostly because I wanted to enlarge the size of my photo images. I hope you like the new look as much as I do!
Every year at the end of summer, we cover our above-ground swimming pool with two plastic tarps. Today I set out to drain the collected rainwater off the top of the tarps, using a garden hose as a siphon. Having got the water flowing in the right direction, I […]
In September 2015, the new Bass Pro Shops store opened in Rocklin, California — only a short 15- to 20-minute drive from our house. Since the Big Guy is a serious bass fisherman, he had already been a customer; and one of the regular features of our December […]