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Three Sisters Tour: Don’t Miss Sunset at Blue Lake Ranch, Hesperus, Colorado

The second day of our New Mexico journey took us from the Casa Blanca Inn  in Farmington to the town of Shiprock on the Navajo reservation where I conducted a workshop for teachers. (Click here for post on Casa Blanca Inn.) Wanting to … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Tour: Colorful Southwestern Decor at Casa Blanca Inn, Farmington NM

When a business opportunity training teachers in Shiprock, New Mexico, opened up in November, I jumped at the chance to work and then sight-see in this state that has always been on my Bucket List.  I searched the Internet only … Continue reading

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It’s a Multi-cultural Experience in Downtown Silver Spring

Although I’m no authority on Silver Spring, Maryland, or any big city for that matter, it was my good fortune to explore this progressive downtown area for a few days and get a feel for the people and places that … Continue reading

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Gone travelin’! Be back soon!

Although I love traveling, it’s unusual that I’m on the go five weeks in a row!  But that’s what’s happening in my life right now. I know it’s not good for a blog to sit idle, but I’m traveling abroad … Continue reading

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Ramsey House Country Market Returns with Fall Kick-off and Glimpse of Simpler Times

Fall for me just wouldn’t be the same without a trip to Ramsey House for the annual Country Market.  And since last fall came and went without the annual celebration, I was feeling a bit of withdrawal.  The Country Market celebrates so … Continue reading

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Better Bring a Cooler: Independent Seafood, Georgetown SC

My husband and I have spent the last days of summer at Pawleys Island for so many years, we’ve lost count.  But even though we know the routine of renting, the journey down highways and byways from Knoxville to South Carolina, and that great … Continue reading

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Summer’s Last Sip: Chillin’ Good Cook-Out Milkshake

Now, I don’t even pretend to be a Guy Fieri who knows every drive-in, diner, and dive across America and where to get the best milkshakes.  But I do know a GOOD milkshake, if I say so myself. I grew up in … Continue reading

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It’s Family: Knoxville’s Market Square Farmers’ Market

I was long overdue for a visit to one of the area’s best farmers’ markets — or so I’ve heard it’s the best — right downtown in Knoxville’s Market Square.  I marked off this Saturday for my inaugural visit just to … Continue reading

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Cooper’s: Old-time Country Store on the Way to the Beach!

For the past oh maybe 30 years or so, we’ve taken our family to the beach. Each summer. To Pawley’s Island, South Carolina.  And for the past 10 or so years (it would have been more if we had discovered it!), … Continue reading

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Even Better Than I Remembered: Chattanooga’s Mayor’s Mansion Inn

Years ago, my husband and I dabbled in antiques, and I wrote a column for the Busy Bee Trader featuring shops, restaurants, B&Bs — just about anything that the Busy Bee readers would want to visit in their publication area.  And … Continue reading

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