One Last Fall Hike- Tims Ford State Park {Tennessee}

The last few months, I’ve been taking international students hiking through some of the state parks in the area. We braved the heat of summer for a couple of the hikes and though the views […]

Moments & Misadventures :: Between the Haves and Have Nots

We are in the season of Thanksgiving here in the states. While this holiday has changed over the years to include copious amounts of food, watching endless football games, and a frenzied shopping spree- at […]

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Please Hold For the Next Available Deity of Passports

Sometimes the gods of travel smile down on you and everything works out seamlessly, and sometimes it seems that you are calling when they are not in the office as the problems stack up. The […]

“But between now and then, there was Life; and he walked into it with his eyes and his heart wide open.” –Neil Gaiman, The graveyard book

Visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park {Ohio}

Nothing is better than seeing the change of the season in a national park. We spent a day enjoying some of the wonderful areas of Cuyahoga Valley National Park with the feel of fall filling […]

A Century of Aviation History in Dayton {Ohio}

Most people would probably not know that Ohio has some major claims to fame when it comes to all things aviation. Ohio is home to the astronaut Neil Armstrong and the Wright Brothers but it […]

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have […]

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To All the States I’ve Never Seen

I work at a university with international students. I had one student ask me if I would be taking them on a tour of all 50 states while they were here for the semester. I […]

Music History at The Ryman Auditorium {Tennessee}

One of my favorite things in this small corner of the internet that I’ve claimed is that moment of excitement when I have been to a place that another blogger has been to. These moments […]

“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.” –Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy


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