American Museum of Science and Energy Field Trip

I have been wanting to go to the “Secret City” since we moved to this area. Finally, I decided to just make a day of it and take a home school field trip to the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (aka. the Secret City). I talked my sister into […]

A Great Day at the Tennessee Aquarium

We love the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, TN.  Not only is it a great place to visit if you are vacationing in the area, but it also offers wonderful programs for those in the region. The Aquarium has two buildings.   The oldest building is mainly focused on freshwater and is called the River Journey. […]

Should I Buy Him a Kindle or Have Him Look for Another Job?

My husband is an avid and fast reader.  He loves books.  However, he does not like to part with ones that do not come from a library though. In recent years, he only buys books to read when he travels for work.  Unfortunately, he has been traveling more recently. A trans-Atlantic trip  means he reads […]

Traveling Blues

Ever notice how most people are rather upbeat and optimistic at the beginning of a trip whether it is for work or “pleasure.” The other morning at a hotel a family was at the front desk asking travel related questions as I was dropping off our keys. The parents and the children were talking about […]