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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
As you might have guessed, it was this hay bale critter — Juicy, the Giant Apple Bug — that caused us to pull off Chimney Rock Road in Hendersonville, North Carolina, and into Lyda Farms. And cute he is, don’t … Continue reading
In memory of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, and those who have worked so hard to design and build a fitting tribute, we are republishing this post about the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. … Continue reading
A sign posted on the Friends of the Knox County Library site on Twitter (@FriendsKCPL) got me thinking about Ailsa’s theme this week on her blog Where’s My Backpack — Travel theme: History. Because we travel randomly at times, we … Continue reading
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
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
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
If you go to New Orleans on a diet, you’ll miss the best part of the city: the food! And what could be more quintessential in the French Quarter than a genuine Sicilian muffuletta from Central Grocery? This tiny, … Continue reading