CONNECTICUT TO CHICAGO

It took us about twelve hours by car to reach Mishawaka, Indiana. The Marriott Courtyard there was our overnight stop. We were impressed with the cleanliness, comfort and hospitality of the Marriott, the hosts and Gjorgy Baumann, Manager, charming, I might add. We...

OLDIE BUT GOODIE

Who was really responsible for train travel? He was a ruthless, difficult man, who was responsible for the beginning of a major method of travel in America. He set a way to roll through cities and towns with his railroads. I have a connection with him because he was...

BLUE LAGOON

Once a reservoir, the blue Lagoon offers many moods,  many views, much beauty. This lake is the kind you swim across, peddle through, fish for fun. There’s an association that was formed in 1952 when a local developer purchased Samp Mortar Lake from the...

MORE CHEESECAKE . . . WELL SORT OF!

In her latest Changing Skyline column, Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron, whose taste is impeccable, calls the building coming to the 15th and Walnut “visually sublime,” “intellectually rich” and “sophisticated.” Best of all, she says the all-glass,...

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