Imagine the temperature a sweltering 95 degrees; then you step on an elevator shaft and whoosh, the temperature changes instantly to a cool 60-70 degrees as you plummet 260 feet below ground. Not only do you get an immediate reversal of temperatures, but you are going to be treated to a marvel: Beautiful rock formations, flowing passages and several stream beds make up this castle … Continue reading Cool Places to Visit During the Dog Days of Summer
There appears to be a lot of myths about the ‘dog days’ of summer, but the most relevant one is that it refers to anything that is slow, lazy or languishing, which makes sense because when it’s this hot no one wants to do anything, although if your tempted to brave 85+ degree temperatures, here are some ideas to cool off. Go to a movie … Continue reading Dog Days of Summer
. . . . Part Four of a Four Part Series Pipe organs, 7th inning stretch, food and souvenir hawkers; all of these things, including the famous “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” ditty are part and parcel of America’s favorite pastime: baseball! And, in case you’ve forgotten the end of this song, check out this website: http://www.kididdles.com/lyrics, As we end our four-part … Continue reading “It’s one, two, Three strikes you’re out”
. . . . Part Three of a Four Part Series If you’ve forgotten the 3rd stanza of this catchy baseball tune, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”, you can find it here: http://www.kididdles.com/lyrics, The Baltimore Orioles were one of the American League’s “eight charter franchises in 1901,” although they were known then as the Milwaukee Brewers; for one short year, until their move … Continue reading Let Me Root, Root, Root for the Home Team . . .