Vacation Blog: Little Rock and Arkadelphia

Beautiful travel day as we drove from Nashville to Little Rock. We had never been to the Clinton Presidential Library. Rhonda made friends with the volunteer greeter at the library, a very sweet WWII vet who was a Navy man. He was very excited to hear the tales of our graduation experience in Great Lakes,Continue reading “Vacation Blog: Little Rock and Arkadelphia”

Vacation Blog: Nashville, The Ryman and Pralines

After a brisk 2.5 mile walk at our favorite park, we headed to downtown Nashville. We toured the famous Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry until 1974. We visited the dressing rooms for the stars who perform there. The rooms are given names for many of the legendary performers — Johnny Cash &Continue reading “Vacation Blog: Nashville, The Ryman and Pralines”

Vacation Blog: Traveling to Tennessee

Today was a day of travel. We slept in a bit, ate breakfast at the hotel and departed Chicago. We decided last night that we would take an eastern route, going through some cities and towns we had never been through. First stop, Indianapolis, IN, where we had lunch at The Tamale Place — homeContinue reading “Vacation Blog: Traveling to Tennessee”

Vacation Blog: Hello/Goodbye Chicago

Even though yesterday focused only on Christopher and our time with him at his boot camp graduation, we’ve seen many other things while in Chi-Town. After Al Capone on Wednesday and with Zach arriving on Thursday, we were able to see some sites. We walked the Navy Pier, ate deep dish pizza at Geno’s East,Continue reading “Vacation Blog: Hello/Goodbye Chicago”