Recovering New Orleans

mardi gras jester

One of the best parts of any trip is anticipating it. Right now, I am planning to revisit New Orleans, a city I haven’t been to since the early 1990s. I was there so long ago I didn’t take pictures.…

Recreational Learning: Las Vegas

A siren at Treasure Island in Las Vegas Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Las Vegas mystifies me with its round-the-clock gambling venues (breakfast and a roll of the dice?), pedestrian routes geared toward moving more walkers through casinos, and homeless people sleeping on walkways. Even in the spare-no-wattage glare of Sin City, real-world…

Buckling Up in Ridgefield, Conn.

Buckle up sign with ET

Amusing Signs around the Planet Photo credit: M. Ciavardini An eye-catching reminder on exiting the Ridgefield Playhouse: extra-terrestrials must be safely strapped in. —Lori Tripoli ~Advertisement~ ~Advertisement~ Like Connecticut? You might be interested in these posts: Revolution in Ridgefield Danbury:…