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Wishing you all the best in 2016!

It’s been a great year for us, albeit a quieter one in terms of travel.  But any year with good health, connections with family and friends, and a few getaways is a good year for us.  At the top of … Continue reading

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Little town, big logs: Moyie Springs, Idaho

Sometimes I buy postcards to send to friends and relatives, write them in the car while my husband drives, and then search for the nearest post office so that folks get correspondence stamped from the state I’m visiting.  And that’s … Continue reading

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It’s Panda-monium at the Beijing Zoo!

We’ve just returned from a trip of a lifetime — a Viking River Cruise appropriately named Imperial Jewels of China — with an itinerary spanning several cities from Beijing to Shanghai including sights and sounds we had only hoped to see.  In … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge focuses on The Golden Hour — that first or last hour of the day when we treasure the glow cast by the sun’s rays.  My husband and I have just returned from a trip to China, … Continue reading

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Culture’s country at Nashville’s BNA — and we lak it lak that!

Since we live in Knoxville but sometimes want to fly Southwest, we head to Nashville International Airport (BNA) and board a plane to wherever that economy airline will take us.  And if you’ve visited the Southwest terminal lately, you may … 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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Something new (at least to me) at LAS!

On my fifth trip this year to Vegas’s McCarran, I saw something I hadn’t seen before.  Not at McCarran.  Or any other airport, for that matter.  But it’s probably been there all along.  I may have been too busy watching luggage spin around … Continue reading

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Love food? Love art? Route yourself through Chicago O’Hare!

Lately, I’ve done a lot of flying.  From Knoxville to Vegas to Michigan to Maryland.  A lot of flying.  I may even be identifying with George Clooney’s character Ryan Bingham in the 2009 hit movie Up in the Air — … Continue reading

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Wishing you all the best in 2013!

As we say good-bye to 2012 and look forward to 2013, we want to say thanks to each of you who has stopped by our blog to read, like, comment or just enjoy the pictures and our adventures. According to … Continue reading

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My Very First Blog Award! Thanks so much!!

A couple of weeks ago, I was nominated for a Leibster Blog Award, an award given to fellow bloggers to recognize new, up-and-coming blogs! “Liebster” is a German word meaning dearest, beloved, or favorite.  The Liebster Award is given by … Continue reading

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