Walking with the Gods in Athens

While the main focus of our Great Global Get-Together was the Greek Isles, we are certainly happy, no, let’s make that ecstatic, that it included a couple days in Athens. After all, how could we learn about ancient Greek culture without getting to the heart of it all?
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While the main focus of our Great Global Get-Together was the Greek Isles, we are certainly happy, no, let’s make that ecstatic, that it included a couple days in Athens. After all, how could we learn about ancient Greek culture without getting to the heart of it all?
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How the Anne Frank House Made Me Feel

The Diary of a Young Girl was the first coming-of-age story I’d ever read. 

And it hit me hard for a number of reasons.

So, Anne Frank House was at the very top of my list of places to visit when we arrived in Amsterdam.

The house is the actual building where the Anne and her family — and four others — hid before they were betrayed and captured by the Nazis… CONTINUE READING >>

The Diary of a Young Girl was the first coming-of-age story I’d ever read. 

And it hit me hard for a number of reasons.

So, Anne Frank House was at the very top of my list of places to visit when we arrived in Amsterdam.

The house is the actual building where the Anne and her family — and four others — hid before they were betrayed and captured by the Nazis… CONTINUE READING >>

Do You Know Juneau?

Juneau, Alaska is the only state capital that has no highway connection to anywhere within the state, or any place else for that matter. Odd for sure, yet the very reason it is so isolated also makes it perhaps the most scenic and interesting of our state government centers…
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Juneau, Alaska is the only state capital that has no highway connection to anywhere within the state, or any place else for that matter. Odd for sure, yet the very reason it is so isolated also makes it perhaps the most scenic and interesting of our state government centers…
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A Fiberglass Menagerie – the Mecca of Roadside Ginormous Stuff

Nothing lifts the spirits while traveling through America quite like the sight of a fiberglass colossus looming in the distance. On a summertime roadtrip, through the shimmering  heat from the highway, a form begins to take shape… CONTINUE READING >> 

Nothing lifts the spirits while traveling through America quite like the sight of a fiberglass colossus looming in the distance. On a summertime roadtrip, through the shimmering  heat from the highway, a form begins to take shape… CONTINUE READING >> 

Say Si to Seeing Spain

How many superlatives can we use for one country? If the nation we are describing is Spain, then we’d say an unlimited number. So, as our fellow travelers plan their coming adventures, we highly recommend looking into a Spainish fiesta…
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How many superlatives can we use for one country? If the nation we are describing is Spain, then we’d say an unlimited number. So, as our fellow travelers plan their coming adventures, we highly recommend looking into a Spainish fiesta…
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