Category Archives: Museums

American Visionary Arts Museum Dazzles Baltimore

The weekend before Valentine’s Day found us in Baltimore, Maryland, my wife Therese’s native city, celebrating the holiday a little early and spending time with our friend Faith, who lives just outside of Baltimore.  It all began with a visit … Continue reading

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Boston Freedom Trail Exploring Framed by MFA and Gardner Museum

When Therese had to go to Boston for work recently, she invited me to come along.  She explained that for part of the time I would be on my own, but we would also have time to visit a museum … Continue reading

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Musee Jacquemart-André and King Falafel in Paris

Our time in France was coming to an end.  We got up early on Saturday, July 16th, rode the train from Rouen to Paris’s Saint Lazare station, and saw our friend Faith to a taxi to take her to the … Continue reading

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Rouen Natural History Museum on Rue Beauvoisine

On one of our days having lunch at La Rose des Vents Snack, the co-owner of the restaurant Frederic gave us a tip on a museum that we hadn’t yet seen, the Natural History Museum.  He explained that part of … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Jumieges Abbey and Caudebec-en-Caux

Our day trip to the Normandy countryside was several days in the planning.  Therese handled the car rental, I printed out maps and put together the itinerary.  And it was a wonderful day, except for the driving.  To be more … Continue reading

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Rouen National Education Museum and Seafood Cioppino

On Saturday, July 2nd, the end of our first week in Rouen, France last summer, we had a rather quiet day, but we did manage to get out and visit a museum.  We had a quiet morning, eating breakfast in … Continue reading

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Café Le Metropole and Rouen Musee des Beaux-arts

Therese and I were already approaching the end of our first week in France as we made our way over to Rouen’s major art museum, the Musee des Beaux-arts, on Friday, July 1st.  We had a couple things to do … Continue reading

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