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St. Louis, MO: A Weekend Thumbs Up- Part 1

Years ago, the summer after my two years in The Gambia, West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer, a friend and I traveled across the United States mostly by Greyhound bus. St. Louis, Missouri was one of our stops. Then, we were passing through–a night in a sketchy hotel and a quick look-see at the arch […]

November 18th, 2015|What a Trip|

Seneca History and Culture are Showcased at NY Historic Site

In the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York, the Seneca, one of the six nations of the Haudenosaunee, more commonly known as the Iroquois Confederacy, once thrived. Thankfully, due to their ancestors’ grit, fortitude, and determination to keep their culture alive, the Seneca that still live here remain connected to their roots and are happy to share their cultural […]

June 17th, 2015|New York|

Virginia Beach: Sun, Sand & Coastal History

When one lives in Ohio, miles from a U.S. coast, and spring break family travel puts you in close proximity to the ocean, you have to go. That’s what happened to us when we eyed the distance between Williamsburg, Virginia and Virginia Beach two weeks ago. It’s about a one hour drive depending upon traffic.

Virginia […]

April 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|