Hidden Texas Treasure

Hidden Texas Treasure

It is truth universally acknowledged that when there is an antique store to be found, I WILL find it and spend way too much time there…! During my trip to Texas this past weekend, I discovered the neatest little shop tucked away in downtown Temple. I was there for my cousin’s wedding and had a […]

The American Myth…

The American Myth…

It is an advantage to travel light,” sighed the wistful older man we met in the elevator (whose wife had a trolley overflowing with suitcases). On our recent trip to Canada, I realized just how seriously Americans are stereotyped as the type of people who take everything but the kitchen sink with them when traveling […]

Canada, eh?

Canada, eh?

Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada…”-J. Bartlet Brebner  I can say that a month ago, I too was completely ignorant of just what Canada had to bring to the table in terms of a quality summer trip. Two cities were the focus of this latest adventure- Ottawa, Ontario and Quebec City, Quebec. I picked these […]