Fun Friday: Prague’s Peeing Sculpture

Art takes on so many forms. Some of it is serious, some of it is humorous, but all of it is thought provoking. While going to the Kafka museum in Prague, I found myself staring rather intently at some penis-baring art in the museum’s courtyard. Not just penis-baring, but penis-baring-while-peeing art. And not just peeing,…

A Day in St. John’s

My visit to St. John’s, Newfoundland, began with a bit of excitement. I made it to the hotel just fine, but the hubby had a bit of a delay. Actually, a huge delay. Turns out the one-runway St. John’s airport was shut down due to a bomb threat. My husband’s plane was able to land,…

Monopoly top hat in Philadelphia

Fun-tastic Philly

Living in the Washington, D.C. area means Pennsylvania is only a couple hours away and I encounter a lot of Pennsylvania transplants. The PA pride is strong in D.C.! But I always figured if Pennsylvania were THAT great more people would stay there instead of coming here in droves, right? Well, I decided it was time to…

Digital orca in Vancouver

Art Around Town

I love it when cities invest time and energy into sprinkling art into communities. A lot of people pass by without noticing it, but it never ceases to bring a smile to my face. Vancouver has an incredible amount of public art scattered throughout the city. This random mushroom stood unassumingly in a residential neighborhood.…

Stanley Park totem poles

Visiting Vancouver’s Stanley Park

Rarely is it possible to go to a major city’s downtown to experience fantastic nature. Rarely, that is, unless the city is Vancouver. Stanley Park is a peninsula at the west end of downtown Vancouver and is larger than New York’s Central Park. You might be wondering what the big deal is, but this land…