Travel

Boston Highlights

Visiting Boston, Mass. should be on everyone’s list, especially if you like history. The city played a major role in the Revolutionary War as well as the settlement of America in colonial times. You’ll still find original cobblestone streets, the oldest ball park, school and library in the United States. Here are a few highlights from Boston (as well as a few tips for navigating the city) that you shouldn’t miss! Tour Fenway Park America’s […]

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Travel

How we spent 24 hours in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine was the starting point for our East Coast road trip and we only had about twenty-four hours in the seaside town before heading up to Bar Harbor. With a population of just over 66,000 people, you can easily see the highlights in the area in just a day. We arrive in early afternoon and headed down to the Old Port area. There are lots of shops and restaurants along Exchange Street, which is […]

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Travel

One Day in Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is located on Mt. Desert Island just outside the town of Bar Harbor, Maine. It’s consistently one of the most visited National Parks in the United States and sometimes called the “crown jewel” of the Atlantic coast, primarily due to the beautiful rocky coastline and abundance of lakes, mountains and forests. We had about a day and a half in the Bar Harbor area, which is a perfect amount of time to […]

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Books

Book Review: “In Every Generation” by Kendare Blake

“Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. She is the Slayer.” So goes the opening of the iconic 90s cult favorite “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and so begins the next chapter in the Buffyverse. After a […]

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Murals

The Best Murals in Bloomington, Indiana

Lots of new public art has popped up in my former college town – it’s been ten years since I lived in B-town (where did the time go??) and I only remember a few murals then. Lots have been painted all over town now, especially along the B-Line Trail. I drove through on my way to southern Indiana and stopped for a few hours to find some of my favorites and have rounded those up […]

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