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Summer Travel 2022-The Grand Finale!

Summer Travel 2022-The Grand Finale!

Does anyone else feel like this summer was the busiest, craziest, hottest, and most social one in, well, in two years? Or that it was the first time September rolled around and we weren’t quite ready for the lazy days and endless nights to be over? My oldest son and...
Teachable Travel: Linking Lives to Literature

Teachable Travel: Linking Lives to Literature

One of the reasons I was so excited to visit Assateague and Chincoteague Islands for the 97th Pony Swim was my lifelong love of Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague. I loved horses as a girl, collecting small statues of them, reading every horse story I could...
A Few of my Favorite Things

A Few of my Favorite Things

This vacation, Tammy and I focused much of our time and energy on the horses and talking to the visitors and people who call Chincoteague home. Nevertheless, we were able to squeeze in a few touristy things. Here’s some ideas for you: Museum NASA Wallops Visitor...
But Wait-There’s More to Bethel!

But Wait-There’s More to Bethel!

Have you ever accidentally discovered a small town-anywhere in the USA-that you immediately felt at one with? It’s hard to define exactly what it is about these places that draws you in. Is it the people? The landscape or geography? The shops, bars, and restaurants?...
Getting Ourselves Back to the Garden: Bethel Woods, NY

Getting Ourselves Back to the Garden: Bethel Woods, NY

If there’s one musical event that unequivocally symbolizes the Sixties, it’s the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, held on the Yasgur farm in Bethel Woods. For us teenagers in the 1970’s there was always a lingering suspicion that we’d been born too late; that we’d...