Category USA

2012: My year in travel

Where in the world was Victoria? 2012…what an amazing year! It will likely go down in my books as one of the best years ever. I couldn’t have even imagined the fun I’d have, the things I’d learn, and the lifelong friends I’d meet when I decided to attend school at the University of Sussex […]


Ly & Man’s Wedding, Seafood Place 1 Restaurant, Garden Grove, California, USA

What a beautiful wedding! 🙂 Ly & Man’s wedding was so much fun. It was like a VNLC reunion! Their engagement pictures were so nice. 🙂 Congratulations to the happy couple.

Oscars on Display, Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco, California, USA

Our adventure to San Francisco to the Walt Disney Family Museum was a lot of fun! Upon walking into the museum in the Presidio, we were surrounded by glass cabinets full of awards that Walt Disney Studios has received. This one was the one full of Oscars. Did you know that he received the most […]

Red Rose, California, USA

We went to a Bargain Camera Show in Pasadena and I bought a filter for my camera lenses. The one I used on this one was warming one. Filters are fun!

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Distillery, Versailles, Kentucky, USA

We had to make a stop on the Kentucky Bourbon trail on our way towards Ohio! The one we stopped at was for Woodford Reserve, a small batch Bourbon distillery. We became well acquainted with it on our visit to Kentucky because it was the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby. It was a really […]

Fountain, Fountain Square, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

I love fountains! This one was in Fountain Square after we had a delicious pasta dinner. I enjoyed Cincinnati!

Race 12, Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

I think this was Race 12 at Kentucky Oaks! So exciting!

The Fascinator, Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

So many different types of headpieces at Churchill Downs! I learned a new term at Oaks and Derby Day – the Fascinator. It’s the headpieces of flowers, feathers, etc that are attached by a headband or clip. I want! (Maybe not one like this one pictured, but one that is a little more simple.)

Kentucky Oaks From the Clubhouse, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Wow what a beautiful day for the Kentucky Oaks! Despite weather reports predicting morning showers, the sun came and stayed out all day long. The women were dressed up in their best dresses and especially their best hats. I LOVED the fashion and it makes me want to go out and buy dresses! The Kentucky […]

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race Timer, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Behind the gate fences was the massive timing indicator for the races.