There’s a moment in an historical re-enactment when you start to question reality. For me, it came as I stood … Continue reading Echoes of WWII — and a loud explosion or two — on a Southern road trip
We’re moving the feature that started it all — The Elliotts are here! — to Friday. Yeah, I know. No one reads this site on Saturday. But you will when you see what we’re up to … Continue reading “At the German Clock Museum, does anyone really know what time it is?”
Have you ever been on a tour and when back at your hotel compared some of your photos with those taken by others on the tour and said to yourself, “Where did they get that shot?” Continue reading “Great vacation shots you just don’t want to miss”
Visiting an art museum may not be at the top of your “to do” list if you’re a four-year-old. But when a docent at the newly-opened Dalí Museum in St. Peterburg, Florida, invited my three kids — ages 4, 6, and 8 — to participate in a scavenger hunt on a recent Sunday afternoon, their expressions quickly shifted from boredom to anticipation.
A scavenger hunt? They nodded their heads enthusiastically.
On the outside, the new museum — referred to as the “Glass Enigma” — doesn’t seem like a kid-friendly place. It is imposing, asymmetrical and, true to the great surrealist, a little strange. Continue reading “A surreal scavenger hunt at the Dalí Museum”
Oakland is the kind of city that’s always looking up. Continue reading Reaching for the stars in Oakland