Road Trip 2016

Cross country road trippin’ with my baby girl who’s relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada.  Day 1 began in Washington, DC and meandered through the rolling hills of western Virginia.    Above, the countryside of Winchester, VA.  Below, a larger than life cross in Bristol, VA.    The Volunteer state of Tennessee…      Even got a shot of the Sun Sphere …a last bastion of the Worlds Fair.    Onward to Nashville!!  Home of the Grand Ole Opry!   This town was hopping!  Quite the night life there but we were too beat from the long day of driving so we settled for … Continue reading Road Trip 2016

Listen up Detroit!

Jason Vines is filling for Frank Beckmann today and tomorrow on Talk Radio WJR.  You can listen live by going to or simply tuning in from 9am- 12pm.  Jason has secured a ton of guests to fill his three hours, some local, some not so!  He will also be discussing his 3 books, politics,the automotive industry, the Flint water crisis and all things Michigan!     There’s never a dull moment when Jason’s involved!  Listen Up! Continue reading Listen up Detroit!

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever been in…         Beautiful mosaics,  wonderful apses  with little prayer areas, wondrous iconography and frescoes….                             I cannot believe I haven’t visited this beautiful place before now!   Glory be to God! Continue reading Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Cherry Blossom Time in Washington, D.C.

Spring has sprung all over the country, but nowhere more beautifully than in my new hometown of Washington, DC! We took the ten minute drive into the district today to view the fantastic blossoms that were the gift of the Japanese people to the U.S. 100 years ago. Their beauty is fleeting in this unseasonably warm weather, so come see them ASAP. You will not be disappointed! Continue reading Cherry Blossom Time in Washington, D.C.