It is another cold Saturday here in north Texas. Not as bad as last weekend but the wind is driving me crazy. But that doesn’t stop us from heading to the a farmers market. Today we went to the Coppell Farmers Market with Bear in tow. He has to stop, smell everything, and greet all
Category: Travel Tales
There was something peaceful about being on the river boat. We were finally away from the large crowds and constant lights and traffic. Opaque and milky, the greenish-gray of jade, that’s how the waters of the Yangtze looked to me. There seemed to have always been a mist hanging over the river and the shore.
It is currently 34 degrees Fahrenheit in Fort Worth, Texas on April 7th, 2018 and my boyfriend, Keltin, and I just ran a 5k along with 1190 other people. This was the 21st annual Fort Worth Zoo Run. The Zoo Run supports the Fort Worth Zoo and wildlife conservation. It has been a few years
Sorry for the delay in posting. Life gets in the way of writing sometimes but I back at it. On our last morning in Xi’an I and two of the friends I’d made in China, that were in the tour group with us, took a walk towards to remnants of the wall that had once
St. Patrick’s Day was not wild and crazy for my boyfriend and me but there was good beer. We headed to Denton and enjoyed a beer on the square. The is a new brewing company in the area called Rabbit Hole Brewing and we taste tested the Rapture Fusion Brown Ale. The beer is definitely
If you ever have the chance to visit China then make sure that your path leads to the city of Xi’an and the Terracotta Soldiers. Each and every soldier has a different face. But I’m getting ahead of myself here. Xi’an was the second city we visited in China. The city did have quite a
I hope that everyone has adjusted well to the time change. Happy Pie Day! Let us travel back to the beauty of China. After the a final ride in the rickshaws we visited the bell and drum towers. These towers signaled the open and closing of the city gates at one point in Beijing’s history.
I went to college in the Texas panhandle. The Amarillo area has a bit of interesting art work around it. I find these pieces of art to be intriguing and they add a bit of color to the area. Tex Randall – Canyon, TX Tex Randall stands overlooking highway 60. He was built in 1959
Our second day in Beijing was spent at the Forbidden City, where the emperors of China once lived. I have actually posted this story already and you can read it here. Also, if you have any interest in learning more about the Forbidden City check out the movie The Last Emperor. This review of the
Our first afternoon in China was busier than our first morning if you can believe it. From The Great Wall we headed to a jade shop and restaurant. I learned quickly that many of the places we ate at served the platters of food on a lazy susan on the middle of the table. I