Siena, Italy, and Fattoria di Corsignano Agriturismo

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Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2014: My second trip to beautiful Tuscany, namely, Fattoria di Corsignano agriturismo near Siena, Italy. Wonderful weather, great wine and food and fantastic hospitality. There is truly no place like it on earth!

Morton Mansion Carriage House and Arbor Day Farm

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This week I take you to the Morton Mansion Carriage House and adjacent Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, NE. Lots of historic carriages and tack, plus wonderful grounds which includes Tree Adventures, very family-friendly. And a free seedling!

Morton Mansion, or Arbor Lodge, in Nebraska City, NE

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An unexpected visit to the mansion (and home) of J. Sterling Morton, of Morton salt fame. Morton was responsible for the Arbor Day observation, and his home in Nebraska City, Nebraska, is appropriately called Arbor Lodge.

Get Your Kicks on Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona

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Enjoy a stop on the historic Route 66 at Seligman, Arizona. Angel and Vilma's Route 66 Gift Shop has every imaginable souvenir emblazoned with the famous highway sign. Plus, you might notice a few similarities between Seligman and the fictional Radiator Springs in the Pixar movie "Cars".

Daytrip: Grand Canyon from Las Vegas

A daytrip by car from Las Vegas, Nevada, to the spectacular South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was provided by the wonderful National Park System in the USA. Breathtaking views and updated amenities, plus a visit to the historic El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon Village.

Bellagio Christmas Decorations in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada!

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A photographic foray into the Bellagio's Conservatory and Botanical Garden atrium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Holiday 2018 decorations: so beautiful, abundant and lush!

Lee’s Chicken Restaurant, Lincoln, Nebraska

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Let's have fried chicken for lunch at Lee's Chicken Restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska. Home cooking, friendly staff and a homey atmosphere make this oldest operating restaurant in Lincoln a fun and welcoming place.

Historic University Building, Denver, Colorado

Dating from 1910, the historic University Building in Denver is a marvel of art nouveau marble and brass. No longer owned by Denver University, Its 12 stories are leased to businesses. Here are some photos of this amazing beauty in the LoDo district.

Broomfield, CO, Depot Museum Interior Tour

On my second visit to the Broomfield, Colorado, Depot Museum, I was escorted through the museum's interior and educated by the knowledgeable staff. I also got to see the collections plus preservation and cataloging efforts by dedicated people who spend their valuable time educating Broomfield's citizens.

The Carousel of Happiness in Nederland, Colorado

A ride on the antique Carousel of Happiness in Nederland, Colorado. Mount fantastic hand-carved animals and soak in the playful, joyous atmosphere as old-fashioned music and smiling volunteers ensure the merry-go-round lives up to its name.