See the Eiffel Tower at Night

December 2016 we made it to Paris. It was just after Christmas and tourists were everywhere. Lines for any of the top Parisian attractions were measured in half days instead of minutes. Hard choices had to be made. For us, the choice was see the Catacombs of Paris or climb the Eiffel Tower. Much discussion … Continue reading See the Eiffel Tower at Night

Visit a Butterfly Sanctuary

One of the best things about living in Omaha is the incredible organizations that invest here. The Henry Doorly Zoo is frequently voted one of the top 3 zoos in the US. Right in my backyard! A few years ago they put in a butterfly exhibit - The Butterfly and Insect Pavilion is a total … Continue reading Visit a Butterfly Sanctuary

Visit a Castle

I think there are probably variations on this theme that I will want to accomplish. For future reference, I hope to see: Castle Frankenstein (Germany) Himeji Castle (Japan) Malbork Castle (Poland) Mont Saint-Michel (France) Palacio de Pena (Sintra, Portugal) Hunyad Castle (Hunedoara, Romania) Inspiration for Dracula Joslyn Castle (Omaha, Nebraska USA) But for this post, … Continue reading Visit a Castle

Take a Picture with a TARDIS

I love the Dr. Who reboot. Full-on obsession with both the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors. So, of course, I love everything TARDIS-related. Last year, my fiancĂ©-at-the-time and I dropped by CONvergence, which is a comic convention in Minneapolis. 2016's theme was "But how do we get there?" and involved transportation in media. Obviously, there were … Continue reading Take a Picture with a TARDIS