A collection of Photo Galleries of different locations throughout the U.S.  Most are very interesting and may cause you to want to go there.  For example, if you are ever in San Jose, CA., don't miss the Winchester Mystery House.  
         
         
 

The Modern

November 2010

Some strange artwork

We went together to see the museum, it was a required visit for a college art class, and it turned out to be a fun trip downtown

 
         
 

San Antonio, Texas

June 2010

Lots to see in this southern town

This was a trip we took around the first of June for Brandon's graduation.  We wanted to make sure we took a short vacation with Brandon before he starts college.

 
         
 

Bicentennial Park

Pantego Texas

Very interesting collection of statues

This Park is located in the town where Marisa works.  Many town functions are in this park.  One main function that Marisa is in charge of organizing is the National Night Out  
         
 

Zest Fest - 2008

Fort Worth Texas

Features HOT spices and foods

In 2008 we decided to attend this event for the first time.  We like spicy foods and so it seemed appropriate.  The place was jammed with people and the entertainment sucked, but the foods were spicy!  
         
 

Southlake Arts Fest

Southlake Texas

Features very expensive artworks

We usually attend this event every year, mainly because it's just down the street from us.  We don't buy anything but food and drinks because the price of the artwork is insane, and only the rich could afford a good size piece.  
         
 

San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, California

During our trip over the July 4th weekend in 2004

During our trip over the July 4th weekend, our first stop was San Francisco.  We took the Bay Tour and circled Alcatraz island and ate at the Rain Forest Cafe.  
         
 

Winchester Mystery House

San Jose, California

Very interesting old mansion tied to the Winchester Rifle

We took a trip one July 4th weekend.  Our niece Kayelee was in town to visit.  We actually started in San Francisco, and moved down the coast, ending up in Monterey.

 
         
 

Devin

The Summer Visit

Dallas and Fort Worth and surrounding communities

Fort Worth Stock Yards

Six Flags over Texas

In in Summer of 2006, Brandon's friend Devin came out to visit us in Texas from California.  During his visit we went to Six Flags and Fort Worth Stock Yards as outings.  These are our stories...

 
         
 

Ripley's Believe it or Not

Grand Prairie Texas

One of those non-planned spur of the moment decisions, we visited the Wax Museum and Ripley's in Grand Prairie, Texas.  
         
 

House of Wax

Grand Prairie Texas

One of those non-planned spur of the moment decisions, we visited the Wax Museum and Ripley's in Grand Prairie, Texas.  
         
 

Historic - Fort Worth

Stockyards

In in Summer of 2006, Brandon's friend Devin came out to visit us in Texas from California.  During his visit we went to Six Flags and Fort Worth Stock Yards as outings.  These are our stories...  
         
 

Historic - Tarantula Train

Grapevine Railroad

Fort worth Texas

In in Summer of 2006, Brandon's friend Devin came out to visit us in Texas from California.  During his visit we went to Six Flags and Fort Worth Stock Yards as outings.  These are our stories...  
         
 

Grape Fest

Grapevine Texas

A Celebration of Wine and Vineyards

One of the events we like to attend every year or so.  We missed it the last couple of years due to Thunder Storms.  More of a Craft Fair and battle of the bands then a wine festival.  
         
 

Taste Addison

Addison Texas

A Taste of local fare

One of the events we like to attend every year or so.  We missed it too the last couple of years due to Thunder Storms, known for the top bands, if you want a great rock concert, this is the place, plus they have a lot of great food  
         
 

Rio Linda

Sacramento County, California

A review of a small town

The place where Gary grew up, a small town in Northern California, a special look during a recent visit, plus some historical pics.  
         
 

Cabela's

Fort worth, Texas

Not your average sporting goods store

Go here even if you don't need any sports gear.  They do have a lot of BBQ supplies, fishing, boating, etc.  But the stuffed animals is really the thing to see, the place is loaded.  
         
 

Camping on

the Rubicon Trail

Georgetown, CA

A 4X4 Party in the hills

One of those spur of the moment ideas, which turned out to be a hell of a ride and a great fun time!  
         
 

Our Vacation to

Walt Disney World

Orlando, FL

7 days in heaven

If it wasn't for Marisa, we wouldn't have gone on very many vacations.  She puts things together like she has planned vacations for most of her life...  
         
 

Monterey Bay

Monterey, California

During our trip over the July 4th weekend in 2004

We took a trip one July 4th weekend.  Our niece Kayelee was in town to visit.  We actually started in San Francisco, and moved down the coast, ending up in Monterey.  
         
 

Dallas World Aquarium

Dallas, Texas

During a trip to Texas in 2005

We took a trip to Texas in early 2005 to see what it would be like to live here.  During that visit, we went to several places, the Dallas World Aquarium was one of them