Category Archives: U.S.

Travel: New York City

I am by no means an expert on the city, but I thought I would share some of the things we did on a recent trip – touristy and off the beaten path. I am lucky enough to have a … Continue reading

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Travel: Mount Vernon

I have never visited Mount Vernon    before, and decided to make a quick day trip with the family to George Washington’s historical home. I can’t help but compare it to Monitcello, which I visited last spring. Both properties have beautiful … Continue reading

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Travel – Acoma Pueblo

When I traveled last year to the Grand Canyon and New Mexico, our favorite destination was the Acoma Pueblo. The Pueblo has always been on my bucket list because Ansel Adams (one of my heroes) took pictures there. Acoma Pueblo … Continue reading

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Travel – Hatteras Island: A few of my favorite things

I have been fortunate enough to visit the Outer Banks many times – living in the Tidewater area makes it a quick and easy destination. Like many who go here, we have a fierce loyalty to certain islands and establishments. … Continue reading

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Travel – Ocracoke

Today, we took the ferry down to Ocracoke. It was about a half an hour drive from Buxton. The wait, however, was very long. It turns out that Wednesdays and Thursdays are the most popular days for daytrips down to … Continue reading

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