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We’re back from a glorious trip to Eastern Europe, but something happened on the last day that qualifies as the Cherry on Top! The square in Brasov, Romania was abuzz with activity. Just a normal day, we thought. But no. It … Continue reading
For the month of July, we’re taking a break from blogging to sightsee and work in another part of the world: Romania! Working with a team in Bucharest through Habitat Global Village, we’ll be renovating a school. But we’re also … Continue reading
Whenever we travel beside a stream, stillness is usually not attainable. The flow of the water, duck paddling along, or the rustle of trees nearby keep life moving. But on this day in 2013, we stopped along the Lewis and … Continue reading
Savage Gardens, nestled quietly in the Fountain City area of Knoxville, Tennessee, on a summer’s day. Cool. Calm. Curvaceous. For more photos of curves, check out this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Curve.
For those who love to wander, coming home can sometimes be a “downer.” But what perks us up after a good trip is looking through photos and reliving and re-evaluating what we saw. Thus it was after a brief but … Continue reading
As grown-ups, we pretty much shun numbers as we age. I mean, who wants to admit to turning one number higher even though the alternative isn’t a desirable option? But turning seven? Well, that’s another story! To see more entries for The … Continue reading
No history of New Orleans, I suppose, would be complete without at least mentioning Marie Laveau, the legendary Voodoo Queen of the city. So, it only follows that many folks — locals and tourists alike — would want to find her … Continue reading
As a child, my parents would drive my sisters and me from the little town of Hahnville, Louisiana, to the big city of New Orleans — to see the city, to take a mini-vacation, and even to buy groceries at … Continue reading
Sometimes there’s a side benefit to foraging for local cuisine, especially if you’re a tourist in New Orleans. And who doesn’t want Real Nawlins Food? We sure ’nuff do, so whenever we visit, we duck out of the French Quarter … Continue reading