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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Poetry: Drop of Color

Spring seems to finally be here and should be enjoyed by all. Hope everyone enjoys this poem, I know its been a while since I posted a creative piece. ************ Drop of color Light of day Shinny Bright Blinding First a ray Then a wave Dawn unfolds   Birds herrold Piping shrill Awakening Enlightening Day

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Weekend Wanderings: Hair Donation: Part I

I don’t post a ton of pictures of myself on my blog but if you follow my Instagram or my boyfriends you might have noticed that I have fairly long hair. Well, it is time to donate my hair again. Previously I have donated to Locks of Love but this time I’m going to donate

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China: Goddess Stream: March 2016

Our second excursions on our trip down the Yangtze was along a tributary. We traveled in little wooden boats with yellow roofs. The windows were on a track and were easy to open but it was a chilly day. The windows were opened for pictures but they didn’t stay that way.  Before the Three Gorges

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Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

As you learned from this post, I like to try my hand at baking. I know it has been a while since I posted about it but both my boyfriend and I were doing weight loss challenges and well bread doesn’t help you to win. Anyway, we are both still working to keep the weight

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China: Climbing the Pagoda: March 2016

Our first port along the Yangtze was a little village with a fantastic pagoda with ninety-nine stairs to the top. The walk through the town to the pagoda was just as interesting as the structure itself. Starting at the end of the ramp to get off the boat and stretching about a hundred yards were

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