Two trips in Italy’s Dolomite mountains, years and seasons apart, complete a circle.

Val Gardena, Italy, February late 1990’s. Two trips in Italy’s Dolomite mountains, years and seasons apart, complete a circle. The first was a skiing trip, a coincidence, and a reason to...

President Clinton honored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.

November 7 through 10, 2014 Road trip, friends, horse races, family and jazz . . . the Western Americana Road Trip continues. After our Western Americana Road Trip from fabulous Las...

May 29 – June 1, 2014 I’m aboard The Empire Builder. Think of that name! The Roman Empire. The Empire of Genghis Khan. The British Empire. The Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Nazi...

Milwaukee to Minneapolis, April 27, 29, and 29, 2014 It’s drizzling on Sunday morning as my friend drops me off at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station. This is where my Amtrak Hiawatha...