On Joan Ringer’s first trip to Washington, D.C., as a teenager, she rode there on an Anderson bus driven by O.D. Anderson himself. Decades later, three generations of Ringer women … Continue Reading Three Generations to D.C.
“We’re surrounded by humpback whales on all sides,” one of our guides from the Virginia Aquarium said over the intercom. I shivered and squinted through the light breeze that was coming off … Continue Reading Whales!
Read about our Magnolia Charm tour from the perspective of Tour Director Martie and share your experiences in the comments!
Our trip to Virginia Beach in February was amazing! There was so much to see and do, from relaxing at our oceanfront hotel to cruising the sea looking for whales!
The day began with Martie–our wonderful guide–telling her joke about the three guys who go to Heaven and ended with a jazzy dinner at Murphy’s, but somewhere in the middle … Continue Reading The Road to Virginia
Prince Books is a cozy nook on Main Street in Norfolk, Virginia. On the lazy Saturday afternoon I happened upon it, Margaret was behind the counter. She came out to greet … Continue Reading Recommendations from Norfolk, Virginia
After 7, when Gettysburg is dark except for the lights of a few convenience stores and cars heading home for the night, the streets fall into the jurisdiction of the … Continue Reading A Stroll through Gettysburg
On January 20th, I found myself a part of the crowd waiting at the perimeter of the fence that had sprung up outside the National Mall. Around me, the crowd shuffled … Continue Reading A Moment in History
For a minute or so, Times Square sounds like a horror movie or an amusement park. Then a million people–who have settled into the pavement and lived in Times Square for more than … Continue Reading The Grand Finale
A week ago, Mom and I lingered near the coat racks and fiddled with our name tags. We were the last ones in the Italian Civic Center in Meadville, Pennsylvania; … Continue Reading The Life of the Party: December 30th
When traveling, it’s best to keep in mind that you’re not always going to be able to cross everything off your list. During this trip, this meant that Mom and … Continue Reading The Road Most Traveled
The Statue of Liberty leaps out of the harbor and lofts her torch into the overcast sky. From Battery Park, she looks petite, as though it might be too much for her to … Continue Reading The Lady and Her Charge
The only sounds on a motorcoach at 3 in the morning come from the engine. The handful of people who boarded in Greenville, Pennsylvania had gratefully shoved pillows between their … Continue Reading Danishes and Bookstores: The Journey To and Through Manhattan
McKenzie shot live video near Times Square as the ball dropped marking the switch into 2017!
A journey always begins, I think, in the preparation. For me, preparation for the new year began in October, when the vice president, Sue Anderson Nicklin, called me. My first … Continue Reading GET READY NEW YORK
Hey there! I’m McKenzie Caldwell. You may see me on some of Anderson’s wonderful trips! I was lucky enough to be chosen for the opportunity to travel for 80 days … Continue Reading Meet McKenzie