Category Archives: Travel

When Elephants Fight

When elephants fight, it’s the grass that suffers. ~ African proverb As I was having lunch with my husband at our local health food coop, Three Rivers Market, I looked inside my drink container’s lid and this quote was written … Continue reading

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Remembering Darcas Montgomery’s Exuberant Son

[On December 2, 2016, my dear father Roy Rotha Allen passed away at the age of 81. His health and memory had declined for years–but his health failed more precipitously¬†over the past 14 months. Although Daddy had been hospitalized lately, … Continue reading

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All the Blogposts I Didn’t Write

Yes, I have been spending too much eating, sleeping, dashing about, and in general thinking about, but not writing, blogposts. Guilty, guilty, guilty as charged. Here are just a few of the blogposts I didn’t write: Divine Celtic and Eastern … Continue reading

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Anna Mo

[An oldie-but-goodie repost of our June 2013 excellent visit to West Tennessee!] On our recent adventure to Memphis to photograph an incredible wedding celebration, my husband Kurt and I had a few moments to take in the flora and fauna … Continue reading

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The Loo Down

Eating out is a part of my enduring feng shui, my milieu, my raison d’√™tre, and other delightfully exact and sensorily appealing foreign terms. In other words, eating out as often as possible is how my husband and I live … Continue reading

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Anna Mo

On our recent adventure to Memphis to photograph an incredible wedding celebration, we had a few moments to take in the flora and fauna of Memphis. And by that I mean, the art house movie theater and the food, which … Continue reading

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