Author: Laci

Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Summer 2012

My apologies for the hiatus on flashback Italy posts but things have been busy. While on my study abroad trip on of the day trips that we went on was to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is actually five cities by the sea. We only made it to two of them but it was worth it

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Weekend Wanderings: Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is always wonderful to watch and enjoy and this latest performance was no exception. The performance started out with The Bells by Rachmaninoff. The Bells contains four movements and I swear each movement is sadder sounding than the previous. The fourth part is actually called “The Mournful Iron Bells” and I

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Easter at the Ranch

This year we got to spend Easter weekend at my parents property. With all the rain this spring the place was covered in flowers. My sisters enjoyed a nice horseback ride that actually ended with them swimming the horses The dogs all had a wonderful time to and just ran and played for nearly two

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Paperback Perils: Red Queen

Title: Red QueenAuthor: Victoria AveyardPublication Date: 2015Publishing House: HarperTeen My youngest sister and I read similar things and she has been after me to read Red Queen for a while now. Her copy has been sitting on shelf for a while now. Well I finally took it off the shelf and its a pretty good

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Weekend Wandering: Dinosaurs and Pencils

This is not a fashion blog but I had to share my new nerdy dress. My friend was in town and we were exploring the local boutiques when I came across this dinosaur print dress. Later that day we headed down to Deep Ellum in Dallas to visit Archer Paper Goods. They carry pencils (along

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Green Tea Honeysuckle Cake

As Easter is this weekend I thought i would share what I am making for our family lunch: Matcha Honeysuckle Bundt Cake. I’ve made this recipe once before – at the wrong time of year – and I’m excited to share this bright and delicious cake with my family! See the recipe here: https://mcgeetraveltales.com/2017/12/15/foodie-friday-green-tea-honeysuckle-bundt-cake/

Paperback Perils: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Title: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayAuthor: Michael ChabonPublication Date: 2000Publishing House: Picador Keltin has been after me to read this book for a while and now I know why. There are a lot of good books out there and this one is well… amazing. The story follows Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay from

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