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A dream deferred: Political unrest delays Habitat build in Lesotho.
It’s not just at All Hallows’ Eve that thoughts turn to the realm of the underworld and the tributes the living pay to those who have gone before. Old Gray Cemetery of Knoxville celebrates the “dying” art of carefully crafted … Continue reading
It wasn’t until the masses of balloons had ascended on Saturday, October 11th that we noticed a late comer — a truck bearing a basket and balloon. Out jumped a lady and her entourage who began puffing up a colorful … Continue reading
Flying all the way from Los Angeles to Knoxville, this University of Tennessee Vol reminded us that even with some rocky seasons of late, fans still fill Neyland Stadium. At capacity, UT can seat 102, 455 — an impressive number … Continue reading
We looked for the flag flying high over Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta 2014 even as we left the parking lot for the long trek to the launch field. It was yellow. Caution. A probable go for the October 9th lift-off. But … Continue reading
Probably any hot air balloonist asks the same question: Will my balloon fly today or not? Up ’til now, we’ve had little experience with hot air balloon launches, fiestas, flights, etc. But Balloon Fiesta 2014: Spirit of the Winds changed all … Continue reading
For those of you who read our post – A dream deferred: Political unrest delays Habitat build in Lesotho — you can imagine how excited we were to open an email from Kelle Shultz, Director of Habitat for Humanity Knoxville. … Continue reading
Seeing Old North Church at 193 Salem Street in the north end of Boston was on our list of sites to see when we cheered on our friend running the Boston Marathon. Known as the church where Paul Revere issued … Continue reading
We saw much in abundance during our travels in Lesotho and South Africa, but nothing stood out quite like oranges — big, heavy bags of oranges frequently stacked one on top of the other in roadside stands and vendor stalls. … Continue reading