So, what’s the big deal? What is the matter with kids these days? They actually prefer playing computer games and texting on their smart phones to watching TV! They’re missing Saturday morning with Sponge Bob Square Pants, Dora, Bart Simpson and Spiderman! It’s just not – well, American. Why is it the new generation prefers [...]
Travelogue ~ It was still raining when I got to Lake Louise in the heart of Banff National Park. Eventually, sun rays peaked through the clouds. I stopped long enough to eat lunch at the fabulous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. A castle on the shores of the glacier lake. If you like flowers, you’ll go nuts [...]
Travelogue ~ Ahhh, Brad Pit, Harry Connick Jr. and Voodoo–all in one trip! We stopped over in N’rleans on our way home from the Great Alaskan Adventure. I’d never been there, and always wanted to go during Mardi Gras. October was a perfect time of the year to go. No crowds, and great weather. We [...]
Travelogue ~ On the last leg of the Great Alaskan Adventure–heading down the midwestern states to New Orleans, before heading home to Vegas. We swung by Graceland (Memphis, TN) on the way to N’Orleans. $10 parking, $30 initial fee. They charge extra for each floor and some private areas. Said ‘no thanks’ and turned around. [...]
We spent a little bit of time in Banff, but it rained–alot! The RV park in Banff is situated right next to beautiful apartments. Banff has many, many of little villages. It’s no wonder they got selected to host the Winter Olympics. The town itself sits down in the valley a little ways. You can ride your bike around town and to the villages very easily.
Travelogue ~ Canadians are very tolerent people for being ex-Britians! They apparently had a lot of experience dealing with the “K-becs,” who wanted to keep French (not English) their native language. So, when the native americans wanted similar recognition, the cannocks obliged. Most tribes are still very poor, however. I visited several First Nations sites. An [...]