Category: Travel

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Vacation Reading

We spent Spring Break in New Mexico! I didn’t get to sit on a beach or by a pool like in my daydreams, but it was pretty satisfying. It has been over a year...

Paris-Malta-Rome 2011 Part 4 Rome 1

Paris-Malta-Rome 2011 Part 4 Rome

I only stayed in Rome for 2 nights, and I think I slept for about 24 hours while I was there. I was zonked. My first trimester was not rough by any standard, but...

Paris-Malta-Rome 2011 Part 3 Malta 2

Paris-Malta-Rome 2011 Part 3 Malta

We took the bus to the ferry to the bus to the taxi to Xlendi Bay on Gozo, the second-largest island of Malta. I have to say that the ferry ride was downright creepy....

Paris-Malta-Rome 2011 Part 2, Malta 0

Paris-Malta-Rome 2011 Part 2, Malta

First of all, when my friends decided they were staying in Malta for the summer I had to look up where Malta was. I knew there were the Knights of Malta, the Maltese Falcon,...

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Paris-Malta-Rome 2011

This summer I took a trip to Europe to visit friends who were living in Malta over the summer. On the way there I stopped in Paris, and on the way back I stopped...

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Chicago Part III

Day 4, Sunday May 22: We ran around like crazy again. We took the train downtown, and by this time we were pro enough (with guidance from our friends) to make a transfer! I...

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Chicago Part II

Day 3, Saturday May 21: We ate breakfast at Victory’s Banner, which is run by the followers of Sri Chinmoy. It is a very peaceful space and the all-vegetarian brunch menu is really delicious....

Chicago Part I 1

Chicago Part I

BT and I went to Chicago for a long weekend to visit friends and celebrate my birthday.  It was my first time to the city, and I might have bitten off more than I...

Jesse H. Jones County Park in Houston 1

Jesse H. Jones County Park in Houston

For my niece’s 9th birthday, we went to Jesse H. Jones County Park in north Houston.  They had a special Saturday class on carnivorous plants!  Wow, they grow some amazing carnivorous plants there.  The...

Where to go… 1

Where to go…

I found this bridge in Jones State Forest near Conroe. What a surprise! Gardening has definitely slowed down for me! I have been spending time doing other things. I guess I was trying to...