Category Archives: Travel

The Great Granbury Conflagration

DATELINE: 3 June 2016 – Granbury, Texas I became aware of the drama that was about to unload upon this sleepy Texas county seat as I strolled along Houston Street, west of the town square. Sirens wailed, and a flashing … Continue reading

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Maravilla Condos Galveston

Down to Texas City for some photographs on the 20th anniversary of the 1947 disaster, we stayed over in Galveston two nights. We figured it would be neat to rent by the seawall, and Maravilla Condos had great appeal. Here’s … Continue reading

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Key West Sights

Some photos Things to see the first day out on Key West

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Bus To Key West

January, a good month to spend a few days in Key West, Florida. But how to get there? AA flies into Miami, about 170 miles from the island. The solution becomes the tour bus from Miami to Key West. And … Continue reading

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Ocean Drive Walk (Daytime)

Did I mention we stayed a few nights at the Waldorf Towers hotel on Ocean Drive? There’s more. Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, Florida, is the place to be. If you like to party. A few blocks along this island … Continue reading

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Heron House Key West

Vacation time again and, being January, Key West seemed an ideal choice. We stayed four nights at the Heron House on Frances Street. The place is a short walk to the waterfront and points of interest. Wait a moment. Every … Continue reading

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Room Mate Waldorf Towers

We never stayed in Miami before and didn’t know what to expect. Actually, this is Miami Beach, close and actually on the beach. I have no idea why one would want to stay in Miami. Room Mate Waldorf Towers came … Continue reading

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