2022 in Review: I’m Very Sorry and I’m Back

My friends, it has been a while. The last time I wrote one of these was for 2018. We have all slept many sleeps since then. So much has happened. Last time we spoke I was living in Cairns, Australia earning my second year visa extension. Well, I ended up…

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2018 in Review: Why is Everything Here Trying to Kill Me

This is my fourth year as a travel blogger and my third year doing a end of year wrap up. It’s also the first year I’ve been traveling “full time, ” so I’m at a bit of a loss at how to format this. How do you chronicle your trips…

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2017 in Review: My Best and Worst Travel Moments

2017 in review. Wow. 2017 was a big year for me! I quit a job a hated. I quit a job I actually liked, but took too much time away from my writing. I started eating better. I stopped eating better. I went on a lot of trips. In 2016,…

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Tours of the Texas state Capitol: Who’s in my District?

Looking for information on Tours of the Texas state Capitol? “Excuse me, sir? This is a private tour.” “This is the Texas State Capitol; I’m free to follow any tour I want.” “Yeah, free to follow any other tour.” Sass courtesy of my older sister Kerry. We were in Austin…

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Azalea Trail Houston: #HouseHunters with the River Oaks Garden Club

If you like pretty flowers and ogling the homes of the insanely wealthy, then Azalea Trail Houston is perfect for you. Each March, residents of Houston’s exclusive River Oaks neighborhood (in association with the River Oaks Garden Club) open portions of their homes and gardens to the public for education…

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