Bemidji (which is the Ojibwe word meaning “frozen brass monkey”) is located in northern Minnesota, and sits quietly on the beautiful and placid lake of the same name.
After days of destruction, Hurricane Harvey continues its path into the heartland of America. Authorities are calling the destruction and flooding in Houston and along the Texas coast some of the worst in US history.
The large, brown oak door stood partially open, the cavernous foyer was empty, and the museum was, as best we could tell, deserted.
“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.” — Henry David Thoreau
Your probably aren’t aware of it, but your sartorial life would be very different if it weren’t for the small town of Meadville in the northwest corner of Pennsylvania.
For heat-seared Southerners searching for a respite, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the perfect place in summer. Temperatures that probably scorch cold-hardened Yoopers (residents of the UP – as in UPers), seem downright refreshing to us.
Want to see the graves of Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, and Charles Darwin? Then it’s off to London’s Westminster Abbey. Have a hankering to visit the final resting place of Kelly Mitchell, aka “Queen of the Gypsies?”