Author: Laci

China: Jingzhou: School Visit: March 2016

Happy Wednesday readers, hope that your week is going well. In last week’s post we visited the Three Gorges Dam. This week we are leaving is behind behind the dam and making our way down the Yangtze River. Our second to last port in China was the city of Jingzhou. This city was visit was

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Foodie Friday: Buttermilk Cake

We made it through another week! Happy Friday all, are you ready for the weekend? I sure am. Alright, the last few weeks I’ve been posting healthy, savory recipes this week we are going to go to the other end of the spectrum: something sweet. Now, I love old family recipes, around Christmas time I

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China: Three Gorges Dam: Visitor Center: March 2016

Per last post, we went through the lock gates of the Three Gorges Dam at night. From there we traveled a short ways down the river to a port city, and I cannot remember the name of said city. The next morning we were bused over to the dam visitor center and observation area. To

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Paperback Perils: A Gathering of Shadows

Title: A Gathering of Shadows Author: V. E. Schwab Publication Date: 2016 Publishing House: Macmillian Publishers Happy Monday all, I finally finished the second book in the Shades of Magic series. My apologies in the delay on this review, life has a habit of getting in the way of my reading but never fear my

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Weekend Wanderings: Succulent Saturday

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I hope you are having a fabulous Saturday so far, I know that I am. This morning started with a trip to the Clearfork Farmers Market. Eggs, radishes, strawberries, and a whole box of green from TexSelect Farms including lavender leaves. I can’t wait to make tea out of them. More

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China: Three Gorges Dam: Lock System: March 2016

Our last major excursion on the Yangtze was the Three Gorges Dam. A few facts first about the Three Gorges Dam before I tell my story. The building of this dam displaced over a million people and flooded villages, towns and cities. Covering homes and industrial buildings in millions of gallons of water. I spoke

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