Mexico’s Chain of Earthquakes and on Breaking Up with CDMX: Part 3 City Mouse, Country Mouse

Part 3 of my recount of the earthquakes in Mexico City and adjusting to life in the states. A reflection on culture shock, resiliency, and adjustment.

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A Day in Deep Creek

So you’ve unpacked your camp in the Great Smoky Mountains and want to do a little adventuring in the area.  Deep Creek and its nearby town center, Bryson City, provide a great opportunity to enjoy some simple moments. Many visit the area to ride on the famous Great Smoky Mountain Railroad.  With steam and diesel…

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Great Smoky Glamping

For the past 23 years, aunts, uncles, cousins, cousin’s children, grandparents and family friends from my maternal side have camped each and every summer in The Great Smoky Mountains…in the same place, Deep Creek Campground to be exact.  My camping experience there has grown from sleeping in my parent’s tent with my crummy sleeping bag…

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Tiffany goes EAST/WEST

Exploring the East end of Haywood Road is a definite do, but particularly if it is one of the Saturdays scheduled for the EAST/WEST Market pop-up shop.  One Saturday a month from June through October, the venue hosts a collection of vendors with hand-selected vintage and handmade items, art, and other interesting oddities. I have been craving a…

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The Far Side of Haywood

Mid summer, week end, West Asheville…I’m there.  Haywood Road, in particular, is the perfect place to get your weekend wander on, as a unique assortment of eats, drinks, shops, and entertainment await you.  This Saturday, I wandered with a mission…a foodie mission, but a mission nonetheless.  Our journey took us to the once less-visited east…

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