Part 3: Spring in Manhattan

The following day began at the Met, one of my favorite museums. It’s got an incredible collection but is rather overwhelming. I try to get into my head that we are only going to visit a few things because seeing the entire museum would be impossible. Our first stop was a Seurat and circus exhibit. […]

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Part 7: Prague and London

First thing in the morning was my speech to the Loyola Law Class. I have been giving a 40-60 minute lecture on local history for Loyola’s comparative Law class for the past five years. This year’s top was the London Underground. Usually, we have the lectures in the famous Middle Temple Hall, part of the […]

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NYC Fall 2016: Part 1

Now, I’m going to spend some time talking about our amazing adventures in NYC earlier this Fall. Museums! Food! Star Trek! We arrived in Friday evening. We stayed in a lovely boutique hotel near Union Square. That meant we had about an hour to get to the Strand before it closed for the evening! There […]

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France and England: Part 10

That morning, we had about 45 minutes to kill so we decided to spend our time at the British Museum. This time, I suggested that we check out the back part of the museum. I realized that I had never spent much time there and really didn’t know what was there. What treasures I found […]

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Christmas in NYC: Part 1

Back in November, we had a lovely brief trip to NYC. We spent about two days there enjoying NYC in Christmas time and its many cultural offerings. In the next few posts, I’ll talk about our adventures. NYC is wonderful during Christmas time. There’s so many over the top Christmas decorations on Fifth Avenue and […]

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Honeymoon: Part 10

Our first full day in London! Woohoo! We started the day with my favorite museum in the London and the world: the British Museum. I have loved the institution throughout my life and it seems to get stronger more and more with each passing year. Yes, I know that the museum has a troubled history […]

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