For a good part of my childhood I had the privilege of living in Jordan Station. One of the things that I loved the most about the area when I was growing up was the amount of fruit trees that were present in the area. We always had fresh fruit, from local farms, except of coarse in the winter time. However as I grew up there was a time when, many of those same trees were being pulled out, to make way for subdivisions and other uses. It was very sad to see.
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Facer Street European Festival 2018
A place like Facer Street is a community unto itself. Even thought it is part of a larger city, it is the parts that make the whole. It is the small places that contain the stories and creat the memories that make the reality of the place.
Foot steps into the Wind: what we are all about!
My vision of a traveler is someone that is well rounded and conscientious of how and where they are traveling. It is of a person that is knowledgeable, about the current facts of where they are going as well as the historical context and why that is important.
Why is Understanding History Important?
One of my passions is history. I love reading about it and learning about it. I love those old dusty things that are taken for granted in the modern world.
It’s funny how life changes and moves from what is important and what is not. Things that seem important when one is younger somehow fall away and seem less relevant. The same could be said for when one grows older things that seemed like no big deal, now are at the front of your mind all of the time. …
For those that love Paris
The Winged Victory of Samothrace
One of the most beautiful pieces of history that you will see on display at the Louvre is The Winged […]
Just a sad short rant about graffiti !
One of the items that I found to be what I would call a crime against all those that love […]
Closer to Home
Some times when we travel I think people lose sight of whats important. I Think the spirit of travel can […]
Operation Hotel Part I – the search for the right Accommodation
A very short walk from the hotel When planing to travel especially when you are on a budget one of […]