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With all good intentions, we wanted to write extensive blog posts commending the National Park Service and God for creating glorious parks around incredible natural scenery. But fall is for travel, and we’re finding we’re not adept at posting while … Continue reading
Sometimes — well, a lot of times — we don’t have a particular place to see. Sometimes we just roam, looking for adventures and interesting photo ops to present themselves. And that’s how it was after dinner one evening in … Continue reading
After returning from a week exploring Utah’s national parks (Now, that’s a glorious experience!), we saw that Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack had selected the theme of Hills for this week’s Travel theme. Although we’re working on a series of blogs highlighting … Continue reading
It’s a new term for me, this “transmogrify.” But learning a new word can be fun, especially if it’s the theme of a weekly photo challenge from WordPress. Transmogrify means “To change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform.” So … Continue reading
Pueblo of Acoma is a mesa community that may have been inhabitated even before the time of Christ. It’s a place where adobe homes are inhabited by strong people, who have managed to live without running water or electricity even during modern times. The … Continue reading
It’s our guess that all across America this time of year farmers are busy. (Well, aren’t they always?) It’s just that instead of being consumed by harvest chores and all, they’re leading folks through corn mazes, selling apple cider, and … Continue reading
Sometimes you wish water could talk. Like when you’re touring Hearst Castle, and you stand in awe of the elegantly tiled room with placid pools mirroring the ambiance of times gone by. What could that water describe? Early-morning swims by … Continue reading
Visiting the home and studio of Michael Kline (featured in our previous post “Outstanding in any field: Michael Kline Pottery”) had many side benefits: pastoral setting, creative pottery, and a tip from his wife, Stacey Lane, about where to go next. … Continue reading
Who knew that a trip to the 2016 Apple Festival in Hendersonville, North Carolina, would have so many perks — a stay in a tiny house, tours and tastings at apple orchards, and drives along back roads through some of … Continue reading