Archive for the ‘USA MAINLAND’ Category

The Blueberry Patch, Mansfield, Ohio

The Blueberry Patch, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. NINETY MINUTES by car from Cleveland in the western foothills of the Allegheny Plateau is the small city of Mansfield, Ohio. Sleepy as it sounds, with a population of 50,000, Mansfield is worth the drive if you’re looking for a diversity...
June 8th, 2011 | TASTE BUDS, STAFF, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More

Shoreline Park Mountain View – lake, wetlands, flora and fauna

Shoreline Park Mountain View – lake, wetlands, flora and fauna
By guest blogger Catherine Greti. Photos Copyright © Catherine Greti. Part 1 of this series covered Rengstorff House, a historical site in Shoreline Park Mountain View—part of the Bay Area, San Francisco—which my husband and I had visited on a warm April morning this year. When we revisited in May...
June 1st, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, GARDENS & PARKS | Read More

The French Quarter: Alive & Kickin’

The French Quarter: Alive & Kickin’
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. WE TOOK THIS trip in 2007, but I couldn’t bear to leave these pictures in a dusty dungeon. New Orleans is something that simply MUST be shared. We visited NOLA two years after Katrina. Had we not known about the hurricane,...
April 13th, 2011 | USA MAINLAND, STREET LIFE | Read More

Maple Syruping in Maine

Maple Syruping in Maine
Story by guest blogger Julia Munroe Martin. Photos Copyright © Julia Munroe Martin. EVER SINCE we moved to Maine, we’ve been meaning to attend “Maine Maple Sunday.” That’s the day, always the fourth Sunday in March, when maple syrup producers all over the state open their doors to the public,...
April 7th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY | Read More

New River Gorge, West Virginia

New River Gorge, West Virginia
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. ON OUR WAY from Youngstown, Ohio to Asheville, North Carolina, we took a scenic route through Pennsylvania and West Virginia to glory in the early autumn leaves. We had one day to get to NC, so no time for side trips. But the New River Gorge...
October 8th, 2010 | USA MAINLAND, Conservation, ROAD TRIPS | Read More

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation

Kidney Donor Beach Vacation
By Milli Thornton with George & Lisa White Photos Courtesy George & Lisa White MOST OF US typically don’t associate surgery with vacations. As for donating a kidney? Yikes! Who wants to go first? And yet, in this incredible story, there were definitely some classic post card moments. George...
August 1st, 2010 | VIDEOS, USA MAINLAND, HEALTH, Beaches, Philanthropy | Read More

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING | Read More