Fall color in the Midwest: The Big Reveal

Autumn arrives in the Midwest without the fanfare of spring storms. Ditto for summer’s heatwaves or the nostalgia associated with winter holidays. One day the treetops are as green as can be, and then? The Big Reveal of brilliant Technicolor.  Find great colors in any of the Breadbasket states or take a road trip to […]

Be Prepared to be Awed!

Grand Canyon View from South Rim

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen President Theodore Roosevelt visited the Grand Canyon in 1903, he asked our ancestors to keep it for their children, their children’s children — which would be us — and all who come after us as “the one great sight which every American should see.” More than a century later, my knees jellied as I looked […]