Monthly Archives: August 2010

Thursday Traveler: Alison Kemp

This past Thursday, Amanda from A Dangerous Business featured me as her Thursday Traveler. You should read my interview, where you’ll get to find out the one place I want to go before I die, my proudest travel moment and … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: The Netherlands, England

In the last week I have received seven postcards! In this post, I am beginning with another lovely picture of the bulb fields in the Netherlands. I don’t mind at all that I get so many postcards from there because … Continue reading

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“So now you have a crush on Christopher Plummer…”

…says the clerk at my hostel in Stratford, Ontario, on Friday morning. Really, I already had a crush on Christopher Plummer, but only on a much younger Plummer of “The Sound of Music” variety. After “The Tempest” at Stratford Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Coney Island

Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y., is one of those storied places. When I spent a summer there in 2008, I knew I had to visit the beach and boardwalk. I ended up visiting four or five times because there were … Continue reading

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It’s fair time, part 2

I am usually so good at planning out my time, but this coming weekend is a major failure. It’s fair time next week, and I have a lot of work to do. I have to prepare my three photos, and … Continue reading

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It’s fair time!, part 1

Over the past couple of weeks I have had my fair (pun definitely intended) share of fair activities. I went to the Wood County Fair and to the Northwest Ohio Antique Tractor Association’s tractor square dancing. Friday afternoon and evening … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo(s): Elgin/Parthenon Marbles

Known as the Elgin Marbles by all the world except for Greece, which calls them the Parthenon Marbles, they have a storied history. These marbles include statues from the pediment and friezes. A few of these marbles were left on … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Finland

Another postcard from Finland! I don’t mind receiving a quarter of my postcards from Finland just because they have sweet stamps. This one isn’t a rectangle! Also interesting about this postcard is that the sender is traveling to Lapland and … Continue reading

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BalloonFest at night

On Friday night during my lunch break at work, I headed back to the BalloonFest to see hot air balloons illuminated. The illumination didn’t last long, but even so, it was pretty sweet. Earlier in the day I participated in … Continue reading

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BalloonFest: A flight over Findlay, Ohio

Today I went for a ride on a hot air balloon for a video/article for work. Later, I will post that video here, but for now, I just wanted to share a couple of photos from my morning.

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