Category Archives: Travel

Disappearing Skills: Maps


In one of my classes with my international students today, I was telling them about the dream trip DH & I took in 1999 to Yellowstone National Park. In the course of the conversation, they wanted to know how we … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hidden


Actually, for this week’s challenge all you have to do is look at my headline photo above. See the hidden baby Bison? This is a wider view. Can you see the baby Bison hidden in this photo?

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opportunity


I had the opportunity to see crazy beautiful color at Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway a few weeks ago. I wasn’t too thrilled about this week’s challenge since it is pretty much like last week’s.

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Ground Control to Major Tom


One of the recent suggested topics was “Would you rather have one free trip to space or free international travel for life?” I asked DH which he would prefer knowing full well what he would say before I even asked … Continue reading

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Corner Kitchen in Asheville, NC


I’ve always heard that when traveling, you should always ask a local where to eat. I try to do that sometimes and usually get good recommendations. We really hit the jackpot when we were in Asheville, North Carolina. We had … Continue reading

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Handblower Hate


It’s official. I hate handblowers. You know, those goofy things that they put in restrooms now in an attempt to save the Earth from destruction by our using paper towels to dry our hands. I mean, come on. Just how much electricity does … Continue reading

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Recycled Teenagers


We were driving up a mountain road one day when we encountered a bus coming down the mountain our way. Nothing out of the ordinary about that. What was unusual was the sign on the top front of the bus. Recycled Teenagers. … Continue reading

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