Buffalo, WY Traveling to Cody, we stopped for lunch in Buffalo, where we grabbed sandwiches on homemade dill bread that were so yummy! It is also home of the Occidental Hotel, which was founded in 1880, and hosted visitors such as Buffalo Bill, Teddy Roosevelt and Calamity Jane. Downtown Cody, WY Buffalo Bill's vision was… Continue reading Buffalo Bill Cody’s Vision
"I've been about the world a lot, and pretty much over our own country, but I was totally unprepared for that revelation called the Dakota Badlands. What I saw gave me an indescribable sense of mysterious elsewhere - an endless supernatural world more spiritual than earth, but created out of it," said Frank Lloyd Wright… Continue reading Badlands/Custer State Park/Mount Rushmore
Urban Adventures We were incredibly impressed with downtown Cincinnatti, the food, the architecture, the city pride, and the things to do. This city has revitalized itself, coming from the most dangerous city in American nearly 10 years ago, to a tourist destination. Findley Park has German heritage and amazing food, from the chocolates to the… Continue reading A Taste of Cincinnatti
Charging Our Batteries Alice is resting for several days at a beautiful campground within Winton Woods County Park outside of Cincinnati. (Thank you Buchanan's for the recommendation!) The sites are beautiful and spacious and the park has a golf course, water park for younger children and boat rentals. We walked and roller bladed on the… Continue reading Cincinnati, the Rhodes are Here!
Garden Prep We love gardening and in preparing for our trip, we chose to only do a spring garden this year, skipping cucs, squash, corn and melons, so that we could leave the garden tidy and ready for fall planting when we return. We store our leaves from the fall, along with grass clippings and… Continue reading Prep Steps
For Alice's big reveal, we wanted to do a fun photo shoot, in our favorite place, our backyard! We have 5 chickens, Henny, Lucky, Violet Rose, Dandy Lion, and Pepper, who are our "girls." They each have such different personalities. We had so much fun with this photo shoot. Thank you Lauren Brady Photography for… Continue reading “Her” Backyard Reveal