Barbados: George Slept Here

In 1751, when George Washington was 19 years old, he traveled to Barbados (then a British colony) with his half-brother Lawrence, who was suffering from tuberculosis. The trip had been suggested to the Washington’s by the British crown as a method for curing Lawrence’s illness. While in Barbados, George  contracted small pox, becoming immune to the disease […]

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Barbados: Animal Flower Bay

Some signs advertising tourist destinations in Barbados are extremely helpful. They’re large, brown, official looking signs put up by the government to help lost visitors find popular tourist destinations. They’re practically essential since pretty much none of the roads in Barbados have names or street signs or anything identifying one sugarcane lined road from the […]

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Christmas in Barbados

I wanted to share some photos from our Christmas celebration in Barbados. Having never been there at this magical time of year, we weren’t sure what to expect. But, in true Bajan (& Dad) style, we were not disappointed. We stay at my Dad’s condo while we’re there. When you walk in the front door, […]

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Silhouette

The sunsets were cloudy, but amazing, this trip. You might also like… The last sunset…

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The last sunset…

… of 2010! You might also like… Wordless Wednesday: Caribbean yachts Wordless Wednesday: palm trees Silhouette

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these are a few of my favorite things

2010 was an awesome year. We traveled so much, to places I had only dreamed about & to places I once called home. Below are some of my favorite images of the year. We are off to Barbados tomorrow, to spend Christmas with my family.Thank you, dear blog readers, for making 2010 one of the […]

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New York City at Christmas

It hit me like a ton of bricks. I was sitting at my desk this morning, when suddenly the urge came. New York City. Christmastime. I simply must go. Unfortunately, New York City, especially at Christmastime, is expensive & our holiday schedule is already jammed. So since a trip isn’t in the picture this year, […]

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the Topiary Garden

While we were in Ohio for Thanksgiving, I made Brad take a detour by Topiary Park in Columbus. He had never seen it before, & since it is one of my favorite places in the city, we simply had to stop. Topiary Park is a privately funded park on the grounds of the former Ohio […]

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Published!

A few weeks ago the Orange County Register contacted me to see if they could use one of my photos in an article for their Travel section on “America’s Best Breakfasts.” I was excited about this for two reasons:1. I love sharing my photos with people who wouldn’t normally get to see them, like people […]

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Since every day should be Veterans Day…

… I don’t feel guilty posting my Veterans Day post four days late. Thank you to all the brave men & women who have served & continue to serve our great nation. The sacrifice you & your families make to protect our freedoms can’t possibly be appreciated enough. We are the land of the free […]

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