Dear Luke and Leia, It was so wonderful seeing you guys; too bad the time only allowed us the chance to visit for a short while. The best part was you guys allowing me to take some portrait photos while we visited at our hotel. It is so much more fun having a photo session …
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Dear Luke and Leia, We are spending a weekend in Monterrey, Mexico. Our dear friends, David and Adriana, are to be married and we are enjoying lots of tacos, treats and fun there.
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As usual, we get off the plane after a long international flight, clear immigration and customs, and hail a ride to our hotel. Once again we’re in a new country where everything feels different, the food isn’t what we usually eat, and the people are speaking a different language.
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After you gawk at stunning centuries-old architecture and walk through town squares shaded by towering trees dangling Spanish moss, there’s a lot more to historic Savannah than that. Starting with a particular street that runs along Savannah River and a dramatic cemetery that’s become a major tourist attraction.
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Only an hour and a half north of the Georgia-Florida state line, Savannah usually gets bypassed, ignored by millions of travelers every day as they rush-rush-rush along I-95, hoping to reach their destinations as quickly as possible. Maybe it’s an American thing, focusing on the goal so much that you forget to take the time …
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Visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the fall and you will see incredible autumn color in its mountains and fields. While you’re in the Park, be sure to look for the side road to Cades Cove as well. Cades Cove is a special part of early-1800s Americana, now listed on the National Register …
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In America, “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” is probably one of the most-sung songs in the summertime. Why? Because America’s favorite summer sport is baseball. In fact, baseball is such an American institution that one company coined the tagline, Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and Chevrolet.
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Oh, the allure of the automobile! In 2010 Atlanta’s High Museum found a way to tempt even the most art-phobic person to walk through its doors: an exhibition of some of the world’s rarest and most brilliantly conceived cars in automotive history. The exhibit was aptly named “The Allure of the Automobile” and once the …
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Back in November we ended up in southwest Florida visiting family. We arrived in time for the annual Sarasota Chalk Festival, a community event designed to showcase of some of the world’s best temporary art and artists. There’s no rule that they have to be a professional. The only rule is that they can only create …
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