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This evening we had the opportunity to do something you don’t get to do every day, and that’s celebrate Holly’s parents’ 50th wedding anniversary! Anyone who has been married for more than a year knows that marriage is something you have to...read more
Happy belated Thanksgiving! I certainly hope you all had a wonderful time with friends and family this long weekend. Holly and I have just returned from a month in Asia and have lots of stories and photos to share, but first, I wanted to get in the Holiday spirit with...read more
It’s different, and maybe a little whacky, but it will hopefully have you intrigued! Check out the photo-narrative!
Community volunteer with a passion for the elderly. Breast cancer survivor. Homemaker.
Security minded technologist with a passion for travel, adventure, and life in general. Guilty of the use of sarcasm and posting lots of pictures.
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For the last several years, the Knoxville affiliate of Susan G. Komen has selected 8 men to be community spokesmen, and advocates for breast cancer survivors and breast cancer awareness. The number is significant because one in eight women will be diagnosed...read more
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is always a special celebration of life and hope for our family, and this year was certainly no different. What was different this year though, was that Holly was all decked out in brand new New Balance gear! 🙂 Holly was selected...read more
It’s that time of year again, time for the Komen Knoxville ‘Race for the Cure’. This has become one of those days that we look forward to every year. It is always such a fun time to hang out with friends and family and it is encouraging and inspiring to see all the...read more
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Last year I shared a different view of this same sunset, so I thought I’d share what it looked like in the opposite direction this year. I’m a sucker for layered mountains like this, and the view from Keys View, inside Joshua Tree National Park is a great...read more
Last year when Holly and I visited Southern California, we were blessed with some AMAZING sunsets (this year, not so much). It seemed like every night the sky was just on fire. It was awesome. On this particular night, we had ventured over to Muscle Beach (Venice...read more
Funny story. So last year when Holly and I went to California, I brought home so many pictures I was happy with… I actually got sort of bored of posting them. I changed subjects on POTW after San Diego and Joshua Tree National Park, with every intent on coming...read more
Most Recent Travel Content:
The Great Wall of China stretches some 5,500 miles… or almost 13,200 miles (!!!), depending on which archaeological study you look at and what exactly you count as part of the wall. If you look at a map of the wall, you’ll see that it is in fact not a...read more
I mentioned last week that what Beijing lacks in a city skyline, it more than makes up for with lots of cool architecture. That architecture ranges from brand new and futuristic looking, like the Giant Egg, all the way to very old and ancient, like the Forbidden City...read more
Unlike Shanghai, Beijing doesn’t have an iconic skyline, or even a huge skyscraper district, but it does have its fair share of interesting architecture and sites. From the Forbidden City and Tienanmen Square, to the Water Cube and the Bird’s Nest, and oh...read more