Category Archives: Come Along With Me

Off To Italy For A Few Days With The Novel – Facing East

The next best thing to being THERE is Arm Chair Travel, a category of books you can find shelved at your favorite book store. If I could go anywhere in the next few days, I would head to Tuscany. I’m … Continue reading

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Day 5 – A Blog Tour With Stepheny to Charleston, SC

The Gardens of Charleston -Our last Day Thank you for joining me in this beautiful city! “In the secrecy of its gardens you can discover jasmine and camellias and hundreds of other plants that look embroidered and stolen from the … Continue reading

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Day 4 – A Blog Tour With Stepheny to Charleston, SC

The Architectural Styles of Charleston                                                 Be Sure to Check Out this Link – Great Tutorial Before We … Continue reading

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Day 3 – A Blog Tour With Stepheny To Charleston, SC

“Because of its devotional, graceful attraction to food and gardens and architecture, Charleston stands for all the principles that make living both a civic virtue and a standard.”                 South of Broad – … Continue reading

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Day 2-A Blog Trip To Charleston With Stepheny

Charleston’s Beautiful Iron Gates On our 2nd day of the tour, while strolling in the cool of the morning, pay special attention to the ironworks of Charleston, especially the many gates into small gardens and courtyards. “Many of Charleston’s finest … Continue reading

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Day 1- A Blog Trip to Charleston with Stepheny

Viewed as a whole, that bit of drifted yesterday caught between time and the rivers, called Charleston, is a city set in a garden.” E.T.H. Shaffer Welcome to Charleston, a city I return to in my imagination again and again; … Continue reading

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Your Invitation to Join Stepheny On A Blog Trip To Charleston, SC

Stepheny leaving for Charleston On a Blog Tour Please join me in Charleston starting Wednesday, September 3 Itinerary Wednesday – Charleston’s Window Boxes Thursday – Charleston’s Grillwork Friday – Charleston’s Narrow Passages Saturday – Charleston Architecture Sunday – The Gardens … Continue reading

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Day 5: A Blog Trip With Stepheny – Chicago

In finishing up our few days in Chicago, you are ready to take the train back out to O’hare and fly home. A car in the city has not been necessary because public transportation is readily available. I hope you … Continue reading

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Day 4: A Blog Trip With Stepheny – Chicago, A Great City

The Marshall Field Clock on State Street If it weren’t for men like Marshall Field and John Shedd, Chicago would’t be what it is today. Both men are amongst a list of impressive citizens responsible for the art, education and … Continue reading

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Day 3: A blog tour with Stepheny to Chicago – a Great City

Chicago is a great sports town and during the summer Wrigley Field is the place to be. I’ve been watching the Chicago Cubs play baseball since I was a child. My parents were both great Cubs fans watching games on … Continue reading

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Day 2: A Blog Trip to Chicago With Stepheny -A Great City

 Architecture To Take Your Breath Away I’m delighted you can spend a few days with me visiting a great city. I was born in Chicago and my father’s printing business, The Black Cat Press, was located at 510 N. Dearborn. Though … Continue reading

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Day 1: A Blog Trip to Chicago With Stepheny – A Great City

A Chicago Style Hot Dog One of the great things about Chicago is the food. No better place to start our trip together than to familiarize you with a few ‘do not miss’ meals. Here is the recipe for the … Continue reading

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