Category Archives: Adventure

The Spice of Life

I love spices – part of the allure of travel includes exploring another country’s cuisine with its different spices. For my own cooking, I use lots of home-grown herbs and spices: onions and garlic in baskets, dried basil, tarragon, sage, … Continue reading

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Kiawah Diary: Face Lift

Early in the morning, our guide took us out on the Kiawah River. This river separates Kiawah Island from the South Carolina mainland. Früh am Morgen folgten wir unserem Reiseleiter auf den Kiawah. Dieser Fluss trennt die Kiawah Insel vom … Continue reading

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Change – Curse or Blessing?

Fall equinox and a blood moon and lunar eclipse (which we didn’t get to see here because of cloudy, rainy weather) bring along physical and tangible changes (shorter days, cooler weather, change in clothing and eating patterns) and metaphysical and … Continue reading

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Half Adventure, Half Terror

In the last three weeks, I was able to visit an unusual and fascinating natural area in West Virginia three times – Cranberry Glades in the Monongahela National Forest.  The swampy bogs in this area host a variety of wildflowers … Continue reading

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Winter’s End

I am celebrating the last day of February with a little fairytale illustrated with ice photos captured this morning. As winter dragged on and people and animals had little food left, one brave woman decided to trek to the ice … Continue reading

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