Vac 2

Above: Barry and Linda Shapiro with the Town Crier on Oct. 3 at the Ice Museum at Chena Hot Springs, Alaska. Everything in the museum is made from ice, even the glass for an apple martini.

Below: Donald Sherman (center) shares his Town Crier, which has the latest news from America, with his British friends Ken and Gwyneth Hansen. They are in front of another well-known writing site, Shakespeare’s birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Photo courtesy of Donald Sherman