Category Archives: Destinations

Even more than 20 years after passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, not all places are wheelchair accessible, and many “accessible” places are not wheelchair friendly. These posts point out destinations and vacation spots that are friendly to persons with disabilities.

All Aboard: A 2014 Stop on the Underground Railroad

My husband and I share an interest in Civil War history.  Robert grew up in Mississippi and I can remember that even in one of our first phone conversations I told him I was a lifelong Yankee.  And now, I … Continue reading

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Jesus is the Door: 5 Historic Churches in Mechanicsburg, Ohio

Robert and I celebrated our wedding anniversary this past weekend by driving about an hour west of Columbus and visiting a small town near central Ohio.  In Mechanicsburg, there are five churches that were built in the nineteenth century.  We … Continue reading

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Geez, What a View!

This past Saturday, the second Saturday in October, my husband and I celebrated the ninth anniversary of our first date.  What a day to be thankful for!  Both this past Saturday and that day nine years ago.  We began our … Continue reading

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Columbus Metro Parks: My Kind of Place

Columbus Metro Parks are nature gems located within our city.  In fact, you probably have one in close proximity to you if you live within the city of Columbus, Ohio.  I like to go there because they meet my needs … Continue reading

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I Got a Rock: Our Weekend at Mohican State Park and Lodge

Do you remember that Charlie Brown Halloween special?  The one were all of the other kids got great treats in their sacks and Charlie Brown always said, “I got a rock.”  Well, that is how I felt after our anniversary … Continue reading

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Watersong Woods: In My Heart There Rings a Melody – A Romantic Accessible Vacation Rental

More than a decade ago, I developed an online penchant for searching for wheelchair accessible vacation spots, preferably within my own state of Ohio.  I remember finding Watersong Woods, located in the Hocking Hills State Park in the southern Ohio … Continue reading

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Carving Wood Into Sculpture: The Genius of Mooney Warther

There’s a difference between whittling wood and carving wood.  That difference is evident in the work of genius wood carver Mooney Warther.  A wood carver is an expert artisan who spends his time carefully carving wood into sculpture.  (The difference … Continue reading

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