Greetings From Iowa

Lots of cornfields here. 🙂 I’ll be here for a few weeks, then heading over to western South Dakota for a bit (mostly to see the Minuteman Missile Silo in Wall). After that, I presume the weather will start cooling off, so it’ll be time to begin heading south to Florida for the winter. I … More Greetings From Iowa

Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration National Historical Site

In September 1901, President William McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo by an anarchist. I diaried that story here at my history blog:   Today the site of the assassination is a roadway in a suburban neighborhood, and nothing remains of it but a memorial plaque. But not far away is the Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration National Historical … More Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration National Historical Site

Buffalo Zoo

I’m always up for a nice relaxing day at the zoo.  🙂 This zoo visit was during National Zookeepers Week, so say Hi to your local zookeepers.    Some photos.