The best summer vacations I can remember were spent at Neskowin on the Oregon coast. My parents and all of their friends would gather every summer (or at least it seemed like every summer) and there would be eating, swimming, sand castle building, mini golf on the beach, whiffle ball tournaments, and birthday celebrations. All […]
Today, we celebrate the Canadian province of Alberta, known for its rugged mountains and many fossil discoveries. The spoon I’ve chosen to represent Alberta is, of course, the Drumheller spoon. This little town about an hour northeast of Calgary was named after its founder, Captain Samuel Drumheller, who purchased land there in 1910. But what […]
Look! It’s Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel, The London Eye (also known as the “Coca-Cola London Eye”). Technically, it’s the “world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel” for those keeping score at home.