" Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer."
"And I think to myself, what a wonderful world."
- Louie Armstrong
"Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else."
- Lawrence Block
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."
- Augustine of Hippo
"Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow."
- Anita Desai
We have seen places our parents could only imagine in their wildest dreams!
As we travel, we plan to fill the pages with what we learn as we explore this beautiful world and meet its magnificent people. We hope all who stumble upon these pages will enjoy what they find here and will be inspired to get out of town!
Remember that song? I don’t recall who sang it, but let me tell you, the title would be incredibly apropos of Andersonville. Camp Sumter, the official name, was nothing short of hell on earth. But, let’s be clear here: no doubt, it was a terrible, awful stain on the Confederate States of America (CSA), but…Read More »
Fresh from Hyde Park, the Hudson Valley, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Springwood estate there, we felt the time was right to drive to Warm Springs, Georgia to see his Little White House. It isn’t like it is on the way to anywhere, so the trip wasn’t going to happen spontaneously as if, one day…Read More »
We don’t completely understand it, but as much as we love to travel to the far reaches of the globe, so often, the places that we find most interesting are right here under the flag of the United States. This adventure in New York is no exception. We are preparing to head home tonight, but…Read More »
Monday morning’s predawn thunderstorms jolted us awake and sent us burrowing a little deeper under the covers, yet all the while, we were thanking the heavens that sent the cacophony to Hyde Park for also providing shelter from the sound and fury. The light of dawn seems to come earlier here, and the morning light…Read More »
The Savannah River has always coursed its way through my life. It was there when I was growing up in Aiken and I again find myself near its banks, so having a river as a part of my life is not at all odd to me. I love being close to water. Mudlarking along the…Read More »
I cannot begin to describe how fabulous it feels to be on the loose again after the year of the pandemic. We are wrapping up an unforgettable week in California’s incredible wine country where we spent four glorious days enjoying all that the region has to offer. We savored every minute of the food and…Read More »