St Lucia is a volcanic island in the Windward Islands. It faces the Atlantic Ocean on the east side and the Caribbean Sea on the west. The weather is consistent all year around with highs of 85 and lows of 74, with a wet season May – November. The mountainous terrain divides the settled areas, making journeys by road about three times as far as … Continue reading St. Lucia
North American International Auto Show This event occurs every year in Cobo Hall in Detroit in January. We often go to see the new cars. We used to go when the kids were younger – that was quite a task. We took walkie-talkies a couple of times to try to keep up with each other. Now, of course, we have cell phones, and the kids … Continue reading NAIAS
I have been doing lots of things that don’t involve writing blog posts. I went on several trips this summer: In May, I attended the NGS annual conference in Raleigh NC and went on a research and visiting trip with my sister. (gone 10 days) My son got married July 1 in another city in Michigan. I arranged for a rental house for my extended … Continue reading Whatcha Been Doing?
Vermont is a Farming Town The streets roll up when the sun goes down. Continue reading Vermont is a farming town …
Harrisville State Park – Harrisville MI, on Lake Huron. The park has a great sandy beach, but the water will be on the cold side. There is a new accessible ramp down to the waterfront. (It has just been installed; I didn’t see it listed in any online guides. It is at the campground beach.) Beautiful campground in a cedar forest along the shores of Lake Huron. I … Continue reading Harrisville – Memorial Day
Scenes from our “Tour of Five Plazas” – see Mapa Cultural. And our ride to dinner that night in the old cars. I loved the old city and would like to return to see it more leisurely. We had a guide who told us which architectual features were from which time period, but too much to remember – could take notes or take pictures, not … Continue reading Scenes of Old Havana