Category: History

The Overview Effect

The awe-inspiring experience when Earth is viewed "as it truly is, small and blue and beautiful"

/ October 14, 2018
The Chrysanthemum is the flower of November

Chrysanthemum

The Royal Queen of Fall....beauty, elegance, nobility, and strength

/ October 12, 2018
Hummingbirds are fun to watch and John Audubon's illustrations in The Birds of America are extraordinary.

Birds of America

FREE to View and Download - John Audubon's remarkable illustrations of birds

/ October 7, 2018

Exploring Yountville

Favorite Y-Walking Tour Stops and Special Events

/ October 4, 2018
There are many contradictory myths and superstitions about black cats -- some good, some bad.

The Black Cat

Bringer of good luck and bad along with a bit of fun

/ October 3, 2018
A hike to the top of Snake Mountain is rewarded with expansive views of Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains.

Snake Mountain

One of the best beginner hiking trails in Vermont with expansive views of Champlain Valley and the Adirondacks

/ September 19, 2018
The making, sharing and eating of mooncakes is a hallmark tradition of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Mooncake

The traditional hallmark of Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations

/ August 28, 2018
Watch On2In2™ LIVE & FREE performances of the opera from around the world

Night at the Opera

FREE To WATCH - A Midsummer Night's Dream

/ June 20, 2018
Scenic beauty on beach at sunset is just one of many moments of bliss in Malibu

Malibu Road

"I really wanted there to be something in my life that I enjoy just for the beauty of...

/ May 30, 2018
Artist Vincent Valdez paints a tribute to his childhood friend, John, and tells his story of struggle and loss

Lost in Wars

"A eulogy for those who can’t find their way home"-- Vincent Valdez

/ May 27, 2018
Learning about what really happened to my great-grandfather after he immigrated to America from Germany in the 19th century took a lot of genealogical research, and there's still more digging to do. But, I did find Peter, and discovered the cause of his death was not what had been speculated.

Family Mystery

What happened to Peter after he arrived in America? There were no answers, but plenty of speculation.

/ March 11, 2018
Margarita mixology history, basic cocktail recipe and helpful tips for creating your personal "best" Margarita

Margarita Mixology

"It's more than a girl's name" -- Jose Cuervo

/ February 22, 2018
Love poems to inspire you and your lovers

Love Conquers All

... YIELD WE TOO TO LOVE

/ February 13, 2018
An On2In2™ list of recommended books that tell the stories of legendary lovers.

Legendary Lovers

Zola's all-time favorite love stories are full of lust, scandal, heartbreak, betrayal, and tragedy

/ February 11, 2018
Exploring the history of black arts and activism in America

Activist Arts

Works of art created during times of social unrest and cultural change

/ February 5, 2018
There's no cocktail that matches the cool, crisp taste of the classic martini.

The Martini

"I had never tasted anything so cool and clean.".... Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (1929)

/ February 1, 2018