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Nervous Nellies – Woodland Wonderland in Maine

Nervous Nellies – Woodland Wonderland in Maine

Nervous Nellie’s in Deer Isle, Maine ships homemade jams, jellies, and chutneys but is also a woodland of sculptures by Peter Beerits made from refuse and cast off garbage. If you’re visiting the Acadia region in Maine and looking for an unusual place that offers a fun and memorable experience […]

 
 

Why Hags Love Christmas at Mount Vernon

Why Hags Love Christmas at Mount Vernon

  Travel hags and all females love Christmas at Mount Vernon just like they love cooking shows, fashion, decorating ideas, gardening, celebrating (especially with girlfriends), shopping, chocolate, hot hunky men in uniforms, and listening to a good romantic story. Christmas at Mount Vernon Christmas at Mount Vernon – a venue […]

 
 

Lost Bird – the Sad Story of a Baby Taken from Wounded Knee

Gen. Leonard Colby and Lost Bird

Zintkala Nuni – or “Lost Bird” was one of the casualties of the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890, but not because she died in the fields with others from her tribe who were mowed down by gunfire from US Federal troops. Zintkala was in the fields that day and in […]

 
 

Wounded Knee – Should You Visit?

Wounded Knee – Should You Visit?

  For those, like me, who like to travel to feed the mind, body and the spirit, a trip to Wounded Knee will feed your spirit and mind, but it’s liable to break your heart. Reading about it is difficult enough, but standing in the presence of the mass grave […]

 
 

Gardeners Headed to Maine – Stop at the Statue Factory

Gardeners Headed to Maine – Stop at the Statue Factory

The Statue Factory in Kenduskeage, Maine is about 30 minutes from Bangor. It’s a small business owned by Lorraine Henderson who has been manufacturing concrete garden art – with the help of her husband for over 20 years. Dan and I have been buying pots, columns and statuary from them […]

 
 

The Willard Hotel – Ghosts, Tea & Christmas

The Willard Hotel

The Willard Hotel, a landmark at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (next door to the Prez), has its ghosts – but not just any ghosts. These would be seriously high-class ghosts. US Presidents, foreign dignitaries, movie stars, poets, writers and even a world famous circus master. The hotel is well known for […]

 
 

Korean War Memorial – See it at Night

Korean War Memorial – See it at Night

The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington DC is situated SE of the Lincoln Memorial between Independence Avenue and the Reflecting Pool.  I feel fortunate to have seen it for the first time when it was dark out – under a nearly full moon.  I’ve taken visitors to see the […]

 
 

Can Fat Girls Ride Bikes?

Can Fat Girls Ride Bikes?

Can an overweight woman successfully ride a bike? In a word – YES.  In this post I’ll admit to being overweight and out of shape and tell you what others are too embarrassed to put in print about themselves.  I’m grateful for the handful of overweight women bloggers who guided […]

 
 

7 Fun Things to Do When it Snows in Maryland

photo Courtesy of Husky Power Dog Sledding

Maryland, small as it is has a diverse landscape – flat farm lands on the Eastern Shore and mountains in the west. Here are 7 quintessential experiences one can have when it snows. Dogsledding – who knew? One doesn’t have to go to Alaska to see (or participate in) dogsledding.  […]

 
 

7 Things to Do When You Only Have One Day in DC

7 Things to Do When You Only Have One Day in DC

Washington, DC visitors often have just one day to visit the city. They may be in town for a conference, or visiting friends locally, and the Capital city sites must be crammed into one single free day. Sadly, most choose one site, maybe two and the time is gone. Washington, […]

 
 

The Stanley Hotel – Most Haunted Place in America – Estes Park Colorado

Stanley Hotel - Estes Park, CO

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, dubbed the most haunted place in America, is worth a visit.  The setting which inspired Stephen King to write The Shining, was haunted long before he arrived on the scene.  And it appears to be a lighting rod for ghosts, scores of which […]

 
 

Winners of the Travel Hag Photo Contest

Hag Trip to Baltimore

Meet our Top 5 and Most Popular winners of the Travel Hag Photo Contest. Participants were asked to enter photos of women in the act of travel. 54 photo images were entered, and a panel of 10 judges scored the entries on a scale of 1 to 10 in each […]

 
 
 
 
 

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