Category Archives: The Arts

Down from the Mountaintop

The Piz Gloria has the 007 logo painted all over the outside. The inside is decorated in James Bond. There’s a small museum called Bond World 007 that consists of photos, tidbits of information about On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Museums, Scenery | Leave a comment

Piz Gloria

When we arrived in Mürren, we didn’t have a plan apart from eating fondue. But while we were wandering the streets on Friday afternoon, we happened upon the station where we could take a cable car to the top of … Continue reading

Posted in Me and My Family, Movies, Museums, Scenery | Leave a comment

OZ Museum

Every time we’ve driven across Kansas, we’ve seen billboards advertising this museum. We felt compelled to stop and see it. There wasn’t much else of interest in the little town of Wamego, and the museum stood out on the main … Continue reading

Posted in Books and Literature, Movies, Museums | Leave a comment

Highlights from Recent Reading

Writers come in two principle categories—those who are overtly insecure and those who are covertly insecure … — from Draft Number 4, by John McPhee We also saw the Golden-fronted Leafbird, a bright green bird with an orange forehead about … Continue reading

Posted in Books and Literature | Leave a comment