Home Sweet Home…Plate?

"Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer." -Unknown Birmingham, Alabama. The Magic City. A nickname first used in 1873 by a Mr. James Powell because of the rapid growth. Birmingham is the Magic City for more than just growth these days, although it still does just that. Downtown Birmingham continues to... Continue Reading →

Travel Is…

"Travel is...getting to know yourself by facing new experiences." -Sofie Couwenbergh For me, travel is my freedom. Being able to jump in the car and drive anywhere in the country, see everything, do anything...this is what makes me happy. Even with recovering from Guillain-Barre I am still ready to jump in the car and go... Continue Reading →

My Proof-reader

"It's better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times." -Korean Proverb I know several people have read my posts shortly after I post them, and I apologize to you if you have come across any bad grammar! 🙂 I know that at times I have mistakes in the post before I have gone... Continue Reading →

Play Ball!!

"To travel is to live." -Hans Christian Anderson As I have said, one of my favorite past times is baseball. I love listening to the crowd, smelling the different ballpark smells, and hearing the crack of a wooden bat as it hits the ball.  While I love major league baseball, and go to games when I get the... Continue Reading →

I’d Rather Be At Disney World…

"There's the whole world at your feet." -Mary Poppins Disney. Where Dreams Come True. A place children begin dreaming about even before they begin kindergarten. A place I had never been until my own children were all but grown! Yes, it's true, I was a Disney virgin until four months ago. Don't get me wrong, I grew up... Continue Reading →

Time Away From It All

"Every exit is an entry somewhere else." -Tom Stoppard On I-59, a little south of Chattanooga, there is an exit in Georgia that I have passed many times. I have probably even stopped there a time or two for gas or something to drink. However, in all of the times of passing by this exit,... Continue Reading →

An Unpopular Opinion

"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." -Anonymous So many people I know LOVE going to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. I know this is going to cause some heartbreak in a few of those, but I am just not one of those people who can go again and again. (My friend Gina... Continue Reading →

A Charming Tradition

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart." -Confucius As I am sure you can already tell, I love to travel. I love to take road trips when I  travel. Why? Isn't it easier to fly? Absolutely. However, have you ever thought about how much you miss out on when you fly? I don't mean... Continue Reading →

Veni Vidi Amavi

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." -Susan Santog Veni. Vidi. Amavi. We came. We saw. We loved. Ask anyone who knows me my favorite place to travel and they will all tell you the same thing. New Orleans, Louisiana. You will probably read several blogs from me about New Orleans, because there... Continue Reading →

Did you say Beach Trip?!!

"Traveling is not something you are good at. It's something that you do. Like breathing." -Gayle Forman I have not always been a beach person (shocking, I know!), but I have recently grown to LOVE the sound of the ocean crashing on the beach. I am still not a fan of tourist season at the... Continue Reading →

Let’s go on a day trip!!

"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." -Robert Louis Stevenson   I am a huge fan of day trips, overnight trips, and weekend getaways. HUGE! One of my favorite day trips is to a beautiful little town - Rome,... Continue Reading →

The Journey Begins

"Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter." — Izaak Walton And so it begins. At the moment I am unable to travel as well as I have in the past, as I have been diagnosed with Guillian Barrè Miller Fisher Syndrome, which is a big fancy name for My Body Attacked Itself.... Continue Reading →

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