Trip Rewind Virginia 2008: Touring Civil War sites of Richmond Virginia

Civil War Sites Near Richmond Virgina

With a full day to explore Richmond Virginia while we waited for the NASCAR race, Amy, her family and I worked on coming up with a plan to spend our time. Due to the tropical storm weather we were slightly limited to indoor activities. Given our location were were able … Continue reading

2013 Paws for Beer Travel Wrap Up

2013 Paws for Beer Travel Wrap Up

The year has come to an end and Boomer and I have another chapter in the travel books. Here is our 2013 travel write up for Paws For Beer This year we traveled to: (Bolded locations are new locations for Paws for Beer. Boomer’s name will be listed if he … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, Mill Run Pennsylvania

Trip Rewind Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, Mill Run Pennsylvania

As a child I dreamed of being an architect, often building entire cities out of Legos. I also drew more floor plans of “dream” houses than I could ever live in, in one lifetime. One day I shared with my mom a house that I had created with a glass … Continue reading

Trip Rewind: 4 things not to be missed in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Trip Rewind: 4 things not to be missed in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is a fun city to visit, and very livable according to a few of my friends who are current residents there! What I like best about Pittsburgh is that it has a town like feel even though it is a city of 306,000+ people. I have visited Pittsburgh a … Continue reading

A Day Trip from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania: Laurel Caverns and Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle State Park

A Day Trip from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania: Laurel Caverns and Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle State Park

On our way to visiting some of the Frank Lloyd Wright Houses along the Pennsylvania countryside we made a stop at Laurel Caverns. In addition to being an architecture fan I am also a fan of caves.

Trip Rewind: Frank Lloyd Wright Kentuck Knob, Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania

Trip Rewind: Frank Lloyd Wright Kentuck Knob, Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania

Some people collect coins, others baseball cards, but I collect Frank Lloyd Wright House Tours. Sure it’s a little weird. It’s not like I can take the house with me once I finish the tour but when ever I travel if there is a Frank Lloyd Wright structure in the … Continue reading

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Trip Rewind: Andy Warhol Museum, Penn Brewery, PNC Park

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Trip Rewind: Andy Warhol Museum, Penn Brewery, PNC Park

As usual I had befriended someone at work and they had decided to move on and I was being left behind. I am not trying to throw myself a pity party, but I am just bringing up the point why I now say “I don’t bother learning their names, they’ll … Continue reading

Trip Rewind: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 2008

Trip Rewind: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 2008

Trip Rewinds are stories from my earlier travels prior to the Paws For Beer blog’s creation. The stories may be oldies, but hopefully you find them to be goodies 🙂 Over the next few postings I will tell you about my trip to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 2008. Below is the … Continue reading

Caught drinking beer at school! The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop Washington

Caught drinking beer at school!  The Old Schoolhouse Brewery in Winthrop Washington

I was never that adventurous while I was still in school to be caught drinking beer… but as an adult I have no problem being caught drinking beer at school.  Although this particular school doesn’t have children in it anymore and has been converted into a brewery so it’s less … Continue reading

A Small Town with a Big Parade:The 49’er Days Parade, Winthrop Washington

A Small Town with a Big Parade:The 49’er Days Parade, Winthrop Washington

The irony behind my trip to Winthrop was that it was the entire purpose of my trip to Washington state. It was planned as a overnight trip but morphed in to a three day adventure. As usual I started with something small and blew the trip out into multiple days … Continue reading