Tag Archives: Museums

Photo Spot: Horsing Around at Greenfield Village

It’s rare to see a horse, well… horsing around! Usually, they are standing still while eating or just wandering slowly about in a paddock. Recently I finally found a horse horsing around at Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Old Pump with Windsor Royal Crest?

The House of Windsor is the reigning royal house of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Queen Elizabeth II has just passed away leaving King Charles III in her place upon the throne. I found this old pump in the gardens behind a museum in … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Hampton Court Palace Entrance Pillar

“Experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and children in the world of the Tudor court. Admire Henry’s Great Hall and Tudor kitchens. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore Hampton Court Palace’s … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Old Truck in Greenfield Village

I love visiting the Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI. There is always something interesting to photograph! Recently we attended the Old Car Festival and were delighted with all of the vintage vehicles on display. Most … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Chain Drive Transmission

Now that should get ‘er done! In the early days of automotive design and fabrication, things were more industrial. How something looked took a back seat to making it work as inexpensively as possible. And so, we have the fully … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Snow White in the Carpet?

We are presently on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia. Many are the attractions we have visited! And as I always say, you just never know where a Disney reference will surface. Or as in this case, show up under … Continue reading

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Things: Triangle Island Lighthouse in BC

You would have found this little would-be lifesaver about 50 km (30 miles) off the northern tip of Vancouver Island on Triangle Island. Donald Graham said that “Triangle Island conjures up savage weather, disaster, and death – complete and utter … Continue reading

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Events: The Science Behind Pixar Travelling Animation Exhibit

We had a Rootin’ Tootin’ good time at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan back in October of 2017. Pixar had come to town to teach one and all about the science behind how everyone’s favorite animated classics are … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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Places: The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI

Today we are discussing a museum that your family needs to visit: THE   HENRY   FORD My wife and I first visited this museum in 2007. At the time, we were living just outside of Windsor, ON. Being as this … Continue reading

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