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The Antique Rose Emporium
Between Houston and Austin, the Antique Rose Emporium offers visitors eight acres of glorious display gardens. Restored buildings from the mid-1800s settlers homestead are surrounded by gardens of antique roses, Texas native plants, herbs, cottage gardens, and wildflowers.
The Bluebonnets of Washington County Texas
Each spring about mid March through May, East Texas becomes a wildflower lovers dream come true. Lovely little towns such as Brenham, Chappell Hill, Independence, Bellville, and Burton, in Washington County, become the backdrop for a spectacular show of flower power.
The Canadian Butter Tart
Never had a gooey delicious Canadian butter tart, well you’re missing out. If you love pecan pie then you’d probably enjoy these delectable flaky little tart shells filled with butter, syrup, sugar and eggs, and baked to perfection in the oven. Read on for a recipe.
The Cool Way to See Hawaii
A new mode of transportation gives you the flexibility of walking, but with the ease of motorized transport - and you can see so much more of Honolulu in much less time. Guest author Janet Collins takes us on a segway tour of Honolulu.
The Evergreen Club Experience
The Evergreen Club is a membership only club for those 50 and older. A $75.00 annual membership fee will save you hundreds on your first trip. Members have access to hundreds of B & B homestay locations across the country for overnight lodging, with breakfast, for about $15.00 a night.
The holiday season is a great time to appreciate all those non-material things we have to be thankful for.
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, located in Michigan's beautiful eastern Upper Peninsula, is considered one of the best small museums in America.
The Great Passion Play Eureka Springs
The Great Passion Play at Eureka Springs, has grown to become the largest attended outdoor drama in the United States. This religious stage production depicts the last days of the life of Jesus Christ, his death, and resurrection.
The Huntington Library
Guest author Janet Collins visits The Huntington Library. A cultural and botanical oasis within easy reach of downtown Los Angeles, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botancial Gardens offer far more than can be seen in a single visit. Good thing there is a weekday seniors’ discount.
The Rare Jade Vine
A few years ago, while on a wonderful birding trip to Trinidad and Tobago, our group spent several days at the Asa Wright Nature Centre. We saw not only beautiful birds but rare and beautiful plants. One of the rarest was the exquisitely beautiful jade vine.
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