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From teapots to turned wood, don’t miss Florida Craftsmen in St. Pete!

Sometimes sisters are right.  Really right.  But I had no idea my sister, a long-time resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, knew how “right” she was when she leaned over at us while dining at Ricky P’s (1113 Central Avenue) and … Continue reading

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Art for KARM at Strata-G Jubilee

Anytime art and food are paired for an evening to benefit a worthy recipient, you can count us in!  And so it was that when Knoxville artist Mike Berry emailed an invitation to attend Strata-G Jubilee at the Emporium on … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Metallic

When I saw the Word a Week Challenge for this week with the word METALLIC, I remembered something that caught my eye this past January. I was driving from the Las Vegas Strip on I-15 to a school in Clark … Continue reading

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Seven swanky lobbies to see: Vegas hotels (Part Two)!

Come to think of it, selecting just seven hotels from all that Vegas has to offer is a daunting task, to be sure.  But thinking of which ones we’d like to see again, these really are our top sites to … Continue reading

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Culture awaits you: Arts in the Airport!

Since flying has become my transportation of choice lately, I find that I have definite airport preferences:  I like quality shops, local and gourmet restaurants along with fast food, a Starbucks in every terminal, and art.  Yes, I’m drawn to … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Tour: You never know who you’ll meet at the Don Gaspar, Santa Fe

Serendipity, by definition (I suppose), comes in many forms.  It was serendipitous that we would happen upon three inns owned by David and Shirley Alford all within the pathway we took from Farmington, New Mexico, up to Durango, Colorado, and … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fall at Bellagio — It’s Vegas, Baby!

Call me old.  Call me silly.  Call me small-town girl gaping at the site of big-city Vegas.  And you’d be justified. It was my inaugural visit to Sin City, and I was wowed. Not by the casinos, the shows, and … Continue reading

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Ramsey House Country Market Returns with Fall Kick-off and Glimpse of Simpler Times

Fall for me just wouldn’t be the same without a trip to Ramsey House for the annual Country Market.  And since last fall came and went without the annual celebration, I was feeling a bit of withdrawal.  The Country Market celebrates so … Continue reading

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Old Meets New: Hunter Museum of American Art

It’s just stunning.  It really is.  Perched 80 feet above the Tennessee River with a commanding view of the city of Chattanooga, the Hunter Museum of American Art blends the architecture of a stately columned mansion with the sleek Gehry-like curves of a modern structure. … Continue reading

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Bluff View Art District: Chattanooga View Points

Even on the Fourth of July, Chattanooga’s Bluff View Art District was open for business!  It’s a place unique unto itself — an artist colony of sorts, offering historic lodging, a noteworthy museum, artists’ renderings, and places to relax and eat … Continue reading

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