• About Travel
  • Long Overdue Update

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    Normally I don’t worry too much about the blog posting schedule. Jess and I think it’s more important to write when we have something to write and wait for inspiration when we don’t. But lately, our lack of posting isn’t due to lack of inspiration. We’ve had no time to write because we’re too busy doing […]

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  • Farmers Markets and Francy Sundays

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    If you follow us on Instagram, you may have noticed that I’ve been hanging close to home lately. And while I’m counting down to the next getaway (NOLA in 5 days), I’m also luxuriating in the opportunity to be cozy at home and exercise some of those rituals I adopt from my travels. It’s my way […]

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  • Camping Luck

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    Part of the reason Duncan and I are building a teardrop trailer camper has to do with our camping luck, or lack of it. Case Study – Beaver Lake, Arkansas We spent a week in a tent at Beaver Lake for our anniversary. We hiked around the park, fly fished, read in a hammock, and relaxed by […]

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  • Painting Memories

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    Since returning from Nice, you could say I’ve been a bit obsessed. In the span of a few weeks, I’ve created seven palm tree paintings, and I’ve got at least one more to go. While in Nice, we saw an exhibit of Raoul Dufy’s work and it set off fireworks in my brain. So I’ve […]

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  • More Books

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    So Jess wrote about books that make her want to travel, and it got me thinking about the books I read while I’m traveling. For reasons currently unexplored, I typically choose biographies. This could have something to do with my tendancy to read a lot of non-fiction, and to save the decently long books for […]

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  • Books

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    I read a lot of lovely, frustrating fiction that leaves me yearning for places I can never go. I’ll only visit Juraasic Park, Narnia, Yoknapatawpha county, and Hogwarts in my dreams. When I find a book that makes me want to visit a location and it’s possible, I want to jump in the car and […]