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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Key West is a lovely place, but it’s not known for its beaches. However, there’s one place that is perfect. It’s the beach at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park. I’ll even call this beach “secret” — ok, not really. But it wasn’t particularly crowded and there was plenty of room to spread out on the beach. Why am I calling it a “secret’? Well for one thing, you need a good… Read More

I could spend forever in Key West–that’s how much I liked it. But alas, all we had were three days. We flew from home, connected in Atlanta, and then on to Key West. I’m glad the pilot warned us that the landing at the Key West airport would be abrupt. The runway isn’t that long. After exiting the aircraft, you are welcomed to the “Conch Republic“! From the airport, it was a… Read More

Whether you’re a motorcycle rider or not, you can appreciate the American story that is the Harley-Davidson company. In Milwaukee (home to the company), the Harley-Davidson Museum showcases its history with vibrant exhibits and hands-on displays. You can spend several hours here. There are bikes to test out, videos to watch, and you can even hear sounds of the various motors used throughout the years. On site is a good bar and… Read More

Autumn in my favorite time of year in Wisconsin. Changing leaves, chilly mornings, apple cider. Take some time to enjoy nature’s beauty. Here are a few quick photos I’ve snapped over the past two autumns.