Category: Travel

I feel like Adele…

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Hello, it’s me (Karen Jones). I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to meet (not really; flights are expensive). To go over everything (there’s been a lot since I last posted anything here). They say that time’s…

Louisville Science Center

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You have to make your trips few and far between to really enjoy going to the Louisville Science Center in Louisville, KY. Luckily it had been ages since Allyson and I had been. We also took friends with us which…

A Rainy Day at the Louisville Zoo

Allyson and I went with friends to the Louisville Zoo this past Saturday. We haven’t been in so long that the polar bears and otters (two of our fave critters to see) were gone. They’re building a new exhibit called…

Guilt Trips – How to Buy a Doll

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I realize your immediate reaction is going to be, “What does buying a doll have to do with traveling?” Just keep reading and it will all become clear. A couple of months ago, my niece, Sierra, became enamored of a…

Birdwatching

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My daughters and I signed up for a birdwatching expedition with some avid birders from our church. A birder is anyone who loves watching birds, whether searching the world for one more sighting to add to their collection, or from…

Chicago Trip 2006

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It was a whirlwind trip to the windy city. It has become a yearly tradition to travel toChicago with friends, Val & Kim, and visit theĀ American Girl Place. This year, we also had the added pleasure of visiting theĀ Field Museum…

Chicago Trip 2005

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  Allyson and I went with our friends, Valerie and Kim, to the American Girl Place in Chicago. Our trip was planned around their 1st Anniversary event for the American Girl Club. We left for Chicago on a Friday morning,…