Day 6 This was our only completely free day on the trip. It was also our last full day in London. Tower of London The Tower of London is actually a castle. It is famous for housing the crown jewels and for its history of imprisonments and executions. The Yeoman Warder tour was as entertaining… Continue reading Tower to Bunker – May 12, 2022
Day 5: May 11 Guest Lecture on Alexander Fleming Despite not being able to see the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum due to the pandemic, we did get a thorough presentation from the curator. It is amazing how penicillin went from discovery, to production, and mass use (especially in wartime). It speaks to the fact that… Continue reading Science – May 11, 2022
Day 4: May 10 Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey was stunning. There’s no way around it. Looking back at my photos, I find it amusing that I did not take pictures of any of the kings or queens. I guess they did not intertest me as much as the scientists and writers. Florence Nightingale I don’t… Continue reading History – May 10, 2022
This trip flew by so quickly, that I was not able to post while on the trip. There was so much to see and do, it was all I could do to stay awake long enough at night to keep up with biochemistry lectures. Our days were filled with nonstop sightseeing and educational experiences. Now,… Continue reading London, Baby! – May 7-9, 2022
Covid cancelled our Western Caribbean Disney Cruise in January 2021 so we rescheduled a two week Disney Cruise through the Panama Canal from New Orleans to San Diego in February 2022. After Tom got laid off from Follett (due to Covid) we decided that we should switch to a one week cruise so picked a… Continue reading Miami and Disney Cruise January 15-22, 2022
Due to Covid and cancelled trips we had to use up an airline credit before it expired. The airline didn’t fly direct from Newark (EWR) to Orlando (MCO) so we had to take a flight out of Philadelphia (PHL). Rather then drive down early in the morning and deal with traffic and getting up at… Continue reading Philadelphia Trip December 4, 2021
Happy New Year to our family and friends from Tom & Alica as we start our Year of us. Here are some highlights from our December 2021 Disney World trip to celebrate this exciting time in our lives as we embark on some new adventures. We had to set the alarm for 6:50 am and… Continue reading Disney World Trip December 5-10, 2021
October 19, 2021 This is an exiting time for us as we embark on a year of exploration and adventure. Taking day trips around New Jersey and some longer trips around the country. The next year will be showcased on this website for friends and family to join along on our adventure. Come one and… Continue reading Our Year of US!