Franconia Sculpture Garden

My Little Misters and I went to spend an afternoon with friends at the Franconia Sculpture Garden a couple of Saturdays ago. I had never been before but have always wanted to stop whenever we drive past. I was so beautiful and sunny out that I got my first sunburn of the year, but it was well worth it as the sculptures were interesting and colorful to observe.



Yellowstone: Upper Loop

I don’t think I could pick a favorite place within Yellowstone National Park. They are all so unique and different. I’m not a huge fan of the sulfur smell at the hot springs, but they are pretty cool to watch. The waterfalls are beautiful and the landscape changes so much throughout the park. First it’s grasslands, then mountains, then trees, then barren rocks. I loved seeing as much as we can, but I wish we had planned a little more time to walk around different areas longer.

Yellowstone: Lower Loop

On our recent family road trip we knew we really wanted to see Yellowstone. Originally we were only going to be there for one night but I really wanted to have more time so we stayed two nights in west Yellowstone. We could have spent far longer… Yellowstone is HUGE. The first day we drove the lower loop so we could see Old Faithful. I had no idea how many places we’d find to stop along the way. The park is amazing and around each bend in the road is another landscape more breathtaking than the one we left behind. I truly could have spent weeks here.

Las Vegas


My Husband and I took a trip a few weeks ago to Las Vegas. We went down for his brothers wedding and had only a few days to see the strip. It seemed to go by so fast that I just remember a lot of walking. Vegas is a pretty interesting place full of fascinating people watching. I loved seeing the variety of architecture and the sheer size of the hotels. Watching the fountain show one evening in front of the Bellagio was a real treat. I’d seen it in a few movies, but the size of the pool- wow- it’s huge.

A few words of wisdom I heard from Las Vegas street hustler: “pick up that attitude and SMILE!”

Night Balloons


Two weekends ago, when we went to see the Hot Air Balloons was a fun day. We not only went in the morning, but choose to go to their evening event as well. They called it the Field of Fire, balloons illuminating the night sky. It was fantastic. I think the blue Balloon with the fish was one of my favorites from the weekend.