Happy 🎃 Halloween, then and now

First, the history, according to History.com: Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31, and Halloween 2018 occurs on Wednesday, October 31. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November […]

Be creative and create!

Life is all about experiments, adventures, pleasures, pains, education. Remember the adage, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Well, it’s true. Learning as much as I can about places, people, and new adventures, I explore and ask a lot of questions. Yesterday we spent all afternoon walking up into and down out of fifth-wheel […]

Sun’s out, FUN’s out there!

The clear blue sky beckons me outside…. the sun is shining and no displays of wind. What to do? Explore! Walking is a great way to see things, at street level. Take in the trees’ leaves changing colors. See the yard art in the neighborhood. Say “hello” to other walkers. Trust me, household errands are much […]

Another full day the “Schnitzer way”

We all have 24 hours in a day, and “The Schnitzer way” is to maximize those hours and seize the day! And so, we began with an early morning bike ride, followed by a breakfast of champions (eggs, bacon, coffee).  Heading to The Central West End of St. Louis, a lovely, walking area with shops, […]