Author Archives: Rusha Sams

About Rusha Sams

Rusha lives in Knoxville but hunts for great finds anywhere her travels take her!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Staging a silhouette takes patience and good background lighting.  But sometimes a silhouette appears unexpectedly.  Like when we toured the Taj at sundown, right before closing time. We snapped a photo of the long lines waiting to snake around and … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Endearing

It could be said, I suppose, that travel to any locale is endearing.  And, to tell the truth, it is if you just love seeing something new. So on a recent trip to a friend’s ranch in Livermore, Colorado, with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

It wasn’t what I would call intentional.  Looking for zigzags, that is.  But nature has a way of showing off in an exquisite setting like Rocky Mountain National Park, offering magnificent examples for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag. At the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

Adventures sometimes just happen.  Unexpectedly even.  And so it was on the last day of a trip to a friend’s ranch in Livermore, Colorado.  My friend, the owner of the ranch and an ATV, said, Let’s take a ride,  and in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

One of the joys of being a grandparent:  showing off the city you love with your granddaughter who still loves wherever you take her!!! Summer in the City of Knoxville from the Sunsphere’s Observation Deck!  Our version of summer lovin’! … Continue reading

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Morning walk creekside: Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Walking the beach at Pawleys Island when the sun begins its daily push skyward is breathtaking, for sure.  (Click here for Morning beach walk: Pawleys Island.)   But a search for other routes can net stunning views, too.  Pawleys has dual … Continue reading

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Morning beach walk: Pawleys Island, South Carolina

No matter how many years (more than 30 now), we’ve walked the beach at the South End of Pawleys Island, we never tire of the early morning spectacular.  Pawleys is our place.  Our home away from home.  Where for one … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Good stuff doesn’t just pour in at South Carolina’s State Farmers Market in Columbia.  It ‘s hauled in — in boxes, crates, cartons, baskets, truck beds, trailers — well, you name it.  Just about anything that can contain ‘maters, melons, … Continue reading

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Seven fun things to do with kids in downtown Spokane

If you’re lucky enough to be in downtown Spokane, Washington, (to paraphrase an old saying), then you’re lucky enough.  And indeed you are.  Because if you have kids in tow, there’s more than enough to see and do — all … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

For us, the word relic seems linked to the phrase from the past. So, when we were driving through Spokane hunting for antique stores and came upon this farm relic from the past, we couldn’t resist stopping by for a closer look. Where … Continue reading

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