A day visiting Fallingwater is luscious, but add a hilarious sign and peaches to the mix, and it turns downright heavenly. My husband and I were driving through the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania when we got the hot tip from an in-the-know local. “There’s a farm market on the route to your hotel near… [Read More]
Learning Around the World:
Though I am a classroom teacher, this site is about the learning that takes place beyond a school's walls. We can learn everywhere! Use these articles to explore our world's joys...
“How do I get fit and healthy?” “Why do my workout plans change to nothing?” “What is gym motivation to start exercising?” We’re going to solve these common questions right NOW. There’s one huge mistake that we make with this whole “getting in shape” thing, and those questions above are a clue to the error. Erasing this… [Read More]
We had a problem with Oak Lodge bed and breakfast hotel in southwestern Pennsylvania: Even when my husband and I were visiting famed Fallingwater, nearby, or cavorting through the rolling green hills of the Laurel Highlands… we couldn’t stop thinking about our magical cabin back at the lodge. It was downright distracting. “I know Fallingwater is one of… [Read More]
Being an architecture geek, I’ve ogled photos of the most famous house in America, Fallingwater, by Frank Lloyd Wright, for years. Often, I pondered: “Does Fallingwater live up to the hype?” How can a residential house be that remarkable? I finally found out. This week, the stars aligned for me to journey with my husband… [Read More]
Experience Curacao Island Happiness… How could I possibly have more to write about the Caribbean island of Curaçao, given that this is now my SEVENTH article from my epic Curaçao trip? Ooh, trust me — there are ostriches and edible iguanas that still need discussing, and photos too beautiful to keep hidden. Let’s go! Because… [Read More]
Curiosity and History of Charleston, SC Beckoned… “What does Charleston, South Carolina even look like?” I wondered aloud to my Folly Beach hosts. “Oh, you MUST go see it after we finish filming this tourism video,” the hosts gushed, almost knocking over the biscuits and gravy we were eating, imagining the disgrace of a human being… [Read More]