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Summer Vacations at My Grandma’s House, Poland, Ohio

Summer Vacations at My Grandma’s House, Poland, Ohio
Story by guest blogger Julia Munroe Martin. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton and Julia Munroe Martin. Preface from Milli: My guest blogger today, Julia Munroe Martin, is an online friend. I first read this story on her writing blog, wordsxo, exactly one week ago. Not only was I enchanted with her story,...
July 23rd, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, Historic/Museums, MEMORIES | Read More

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio

Blossoms Cafe, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. MY FIRST MISSION when planning a day trip to Mansfield, Ohio was to find an interesting place to meet my brother for coffee. Good coffee and atmosphere were the big priorities. With my brother being a retired employee of a coffee company, I...
July 20th, 2011 | STAFF, USA MAINLAND, COFFEE | Read More

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked

Confessions of a Disneyophile: How I Got Hooked
Series by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. I HAVE LOVED all things Disney since before I can remember. I wanted to be Annette Funicello from The Mickey Mouse Club. When I got a bit older, it was Haley Mills from the movies on The Wonderful World of Disney: the original...
July 16th, 2011 | STAFF, SERIES, Theme Parks | Read More

Taj Mahal: Emperor’s Symbol of Eternal Love for His Wife

Taj Mahal: Emperor’s Symbol of Eternal Love for His Wife
Story by guest blogger Akshat Choudhary. Photo Copyright © Akshat Choudhary. ENAMORED AND ENCHANTED by one of the most popular tourist destinations of India since I was a kid, it did not take much convincing to get off a couple of stations early on an impulse to finally experience the Taj Mahal. Taj...
July 13th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums, INDIA | Read More

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket

Review: Chico the Boat Dog Tests Critter’s Inflatable Life Jacket
Review by guest writer Vicki Lathom. Photos & video Copyright © Vicki Lathom. WHO WOULD HAVE thought that my article on Chico the Boat Dog would take on a life of its own? Not only did I get blog comments and Facebook feedback on the story, but I also got a request from the creator of an inflatable...
July 9th, 2011 | VIDEOS, GUEST BLOGGERS, SERIES, Critters & Wildlife, Reviews | Read More

Oklahoma City . . . from a Foodie’s Perspective

Oklahoma City . . . from a Foodie’s Perspective
Story by guest blogger Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. My husband and I were lucky enough to take a criss-cross-country pleasure trip. One of the first stops we made was, oddly enough, Oklahoma City. I say “oddly” because it’s not exactly a tourist mecca. Well, it should be! What...
July 6th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, DINING, OUR FOODIE | Read More

Walking Through Paris

Walking Through Paris
By guest blogger Estrella Azul. Photos © Estrella Azul, with Ian Fraser where specified. WALKING THROUGH PARIS is amazing! The city is divided into 20 arrondissements (administrative districts or, less formally, neighborhoods), each having its own attractions and special charm. I took full advantage...
July 2nd, 2011 | SERIES, EUROPE, WALKING/HIKING | Read More