Tag: adventure

Maine, So Far Away

Sweet the memory is to me Of a land beyond the sea, Where the waves and mountains meet, Where amid her balsam trees Sits Acadia in the heat, Bathing ever her white feet In the tideless summer seas.  (Original poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – “Amalfi” with minor word changes)

A Green Field

Drive along a long dirt road in the countryside of Michigan and experience a summer afternoon. Brilliant green fields topped with fluffy white clouds and blue skies are a far cry from the metal and concrete of Ann Arbor. Upon arrival to the monstrous Detroit Airport and a […]

A Zoo Stroll

The visit yesterday at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park was not just to enjoy Luke the Lion’s new Pride but to also discover other exciting and exotic wildlife. Let’s first watch Luke trying to take a mid-morning rest, while his cubs had other ideas. We walked towards the […]