Category Archives: Travel

Look, But Don’t Touch!

In addition to the thousands of fish on display, the National Aquarium features several amphibians. These poisonous frogs are among the most deadly creatures on earth, but luckily they’re found only in the tropical forests of South America. Including in … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away

As you know, I celebrated the first anniversary of my thirtieth birthday in Baltimore, Maryland. My plane touched down at 9:15 am and I was greeted with pouring rain. My mother picked me up from the airport and we headed … Continue reading

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The Babe

Outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards stands a statue of Babe Ruth. Like myself, you might wonder why that statue would exist in Baltimore rather than in New York or Boston. Well as it turns out George Herman Ruth Jr. was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

You may or may not know that I celebrated the first anniversary of my thirtieth birthday on Monday, June 10. Yep, you read that right: I’m 30 and holding! đŸ˜‰ I celebrated by taking a whirlwind trip to Baltimore, MD … Continue reading

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McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation stands along the Wappoo and Stono Rivers on James Island, just outside downtown Charleston, SC. First appearing on a map in 1695, it originated as a 617-acre plantation, though is now only 60 acres. It features an antebellum-style … Continue reading

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Magnolia Plantation

Magnolia Plantation is one of the oldest plantations in Charleston. It was established in 1679 by Thomas and Ann Drayton and has been owned by their descendants for over 300 years. It was used during the Colonial era for rice … Continue reading

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Alexander Henry

You’d be hard-pressed to visit Kingston without discovering why it’s been voted one of the top places in Canada both to visit and to live. Filled with parks, trails, shops, restaurants and a fabulous freshwater harbor, it has no shortage … Continue reading

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