Author Archives: Oh, the Places We See

About Oh, the Places We See

Met at University of Tennessee, been married for 47 years, and still passionate about travel whether we're volunteering with Habitat Global Village, combining work at Discovery with pleasure, or just seeing the world. Hope you'll join us as we try to see it all while we can!

Inside George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

A trip is not a trip for us if we don’t stop along the way and see a place or two.  And so it was, that in going to a wedding in Houston, we were able to stop not once … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Writing

Consulting a travel book can sometimes be tricky.  You see, we had this book on Prague.  A very good book, as it turns out.  It had a whole section on Prague Castle and Hradcany.  (Fascinating place, by the way.) And … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fun

Imagine this.  It’s your first afternoon after a long flight from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Prague, and you just want to leave the hotel for a few minutes to explore the square downtown.  And what’s one of the first things you … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge by The Daily Post at WordPress focuses on the word Morning with a bonus if we share something other than the usual sunrise photo.  Now, for me, there’s nothing ordinary about a sunrise since it’s only … Continue reading

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Inside Clinton Presidential Library

Now, let’s get this straight right off the bat:  this post has nothing to do with candidates we are or are not endorsing for President.  It’s merely a glimpse inside a structure that we visited en route to a wedding … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Pastel

Having just returned from our yearly trek to Pawleys Island, South Carolina, we’re naturally looking through our pictures to see what to cut and keep.  Not an easy task, of course, since neither of us wants to pitch out a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Narrow

For those of you who follow our blogs, you may remember one of our favorite spots that we visit in July of each year:  Pawleys Island, South Carolina.  A tiny historical marker on one of the causeways says that Pawleys … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Cherry on Top

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

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Taking a break for places we can’t wait to see!

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

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Travel theme: Stillness

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

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