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

View from the top of the arch. 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 [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:14+00:00 November 18th, 2015|What a Trip|

Seneca History and Culture are Showcased at NY Historic Site

Seneca Bark Longhouse 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 [...]

2017-08-24T09:24:24+00:00 June 17th, 2015|New York, United States|

Virginia Beach: Sun, Sand & Coastal History

A Virginia Beach tour on horseback 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 [...]

2017-06-26T07:36:32+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|