Category Archives: This and That

Hotel Review-STAYBRIDGE INN – MADISON EAST, WI

In December of 2020 and in April of 2021, we stayed at the Staybridge Inn on the east side of Madison. The suite had a separate living area, bedroom and bathroom. The living area was similar to the picture shown … Continue reading

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Hotel Review-HOLIDAY INN WICHITA EAST I-35

Last July, we traveled to the Wichita area in Kansas and needed a hotel for two nights. We chose the Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35. The hotel is beautiful with it’s warm colors and sleek designs. It was the first … Continue reading

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Hotel Review-EMBASSY SUITES, OVERLAND PARK, KS

In February of 2020, we stayed at the Embassy Suites in Overland Park. That was more than a year ago, so the layout and features could have changed between then and now, but I will post the pictures and opinions … Continue reading

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Hotel Review-HAMPTON INN – DERBY, KS

In November of 2019, we spent a night at the Hampton Inn in Derby, Kansas. The bathroom was small compared to other hotels we’ve stayed in. There wasn’t a lot of room around the toilet to maneuver. The sink was … Continue reading

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Hotel Review-QUALITY INN, PARSONS, KS

In November of 2019, we stayed at the Quality Inn in Parsons, Kansas. Although this review is being posted long after our stay, I am glad to include it here with positive comments. The accessible room with roll-in shower was … Continue reading

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On Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, I think about my mother. It’s a time to appreciate the love my mother has given me in words, expressions and sacrifices. I think about all of the good times we shared. My physical condition limits my … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Decorating

  We bought a happy-looking spring wreath for our front door this year.               I thought it complemented the daffodils that greet us in the spring.               The … Continue reading

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Hotel Review-HAMPTON INN, ST. LOUIS/ST. CHARLES, MO

We stayed at the Hampton Inn St. Louis/St. Charles, Missouri for two nights.  We had reserved a block of rooms for an event.  The sales manager who coordinated our block of rooms was delightful to work with and very helpful … Continue reading

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Stairway – Where Did They Go?

 In my last blog post “Stairway to Heaven?” (click here to see it), I wrote about images of the  path to heaven being a stairway – a unsettling vision for someone who cannot walk.  I’m not the first to think that way.  … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven?

It will happen to all of us.  You know what they say, “life is 100 percent fatal”, and “it’s a hard and cold fact that one out of every one person dies”, and “nobody gets out of here alive”.  Yes, … Continue reading

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