The smash Broadway hit Hamilton opened at PPAC on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 to a sold-out theatre.  As matter of fact, the entire run at PPAC is completely sold out and has been for months. Luckily we were able to get tickets to the opening night performance. About the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) If

Another Christmas Gone…
Published: December 26, 2018

It’s hard to believe that we are through another Christmas.  The presents have all been opened, friends and family have headed home and, for most of us, we are heading back to the normal grind of daily life.  How did it go by so quickly.  After celebrating my 49th Christmas I cannot believe how quick

Vacation, Day 1: Magic Kingdom
Published: May 10, 2017

Our Disney World Traditions The first day of our Disney World Vacation in Florida started on a very warm April, Florida Morning with temperatures in the upper 70’s, it was going to be a warm one. We start every Disney Vacation the same way.  On the first day, we try to get out of the

Forest River by Mark Plante

Channeling My Inner Bob Ross
Published: February 27, 2017

A few weeks ago, my daughter and I started watching and enjoying the old “Joy of Painting” show on PBS starring Bob Ross.  My daughter Jessica was so amazed on how with a swoosh of his palette knife he could transform a blob of colors into a beautiful painting. I had done some painting in

Disney Bound
Published: December 28, 2016

After six months of research, planning, price comparisons and frustrations we have finally booked our 2017 Disneyworld Vacation.  Each year, for Christmas we have a big gift that is for the entire family.  This year it is Disney. We will be flying JetBlue from Providence (Warwick, if you are from Rhode Island) to Orlando and

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