“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.” ~ Mark Twain I saw part of the above quote on a TV … Continue reading Travel
As if riding a motorcycle isn’t dangerous enough (I know firsthand). This guy rode for miles at 65-70 MPH without his hands and leaned back like he was in a recliner. ————— Yesterday I was out and about and I saw a shirt on a woman that had me wondering about it. On the back, … Continue reading Sheesh; What Are the Odds?
I woke up at 4:30, an hour before our alarm was supposed to go off. I laid there in the darkness, contemplating our trip during that time; all the things we saw and did and the fun we had. We have a 9-hour flight to ATL then a couple more hours to MCI.It was such … Continue reading February 17th, 2020 – Day 9: Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kansas City, MO USA
Today we got out of our rental in Landsmeer and moved into Centrum near Centraal Station. Our room happened to be overlooking a canal and the station along with buildings in the other side of the canal. From here we go back and catch a train to Schiphol Airport for the trip home. We got … Continue reading February 16th, 2020 – Day 8: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
This morning we got up early to get into the city from our house in Landsmeer. We had tickets to tour the Anne Frank House - one of the few touristy things we scheduled and planned. I was a bit apprehensive about it but I'm glad we went. There are many lessons in what … Continue reading February 15th, 2020 – Day 7: Amsterdam, The Netherlands