Today was our first full day at Disneyland, and as I type this, I am exhausted. More than 20,000 steps, a dozen or so rides. A few good meals. And some okay beer. Staying onsite here in the Grand California … Continue reading Full Day At Disney: More Steps than Step Up 2-5
American Aquarium returned to Off Broadway in St. Louis Monday night. Being a school night, the show did not sell out, but the room was full, and the energy on the stage was still high. A few years ago, I … Continue reading Concert Review: American Aquarium
As a kid, I never visited Chicago, despite living just four hours away. Other than an airport layover, I don’t remember going to Chicago until a job interview after college. Even still, it wasn’t until the last few years I … Continue reading Where Chicago, We go.
Iceland is mostly green and Greenland is mostly ice. Okay, that common mixup is out of the way. It is also something 23 locals now have firsthand knowledge of after visiting Iceland for a week in early July. Fairfield Community High School science teacher Scott McElravy led the voyage, with 18 FCHS students and four other adults in tow, as part of a WorldStrides educational tour of the north Atlantic island. Including travel days, the entire trip took six days, including four nights in Iceland, or at least a facsimile of night. Iceland has 22-23 hours of daylight in the … Continue reading To The Land Of Ice, Sort Of