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Kentucky Road Trip: A Thoroughbread Yearling Sale and KFC’s Birthplace

What is Kentucky famous for?  Being from Indonesia, I’m going to state the obvious: KFC!  And what else?  Well, a few more things come to mind: bourbon, Mammoth Cave National Park, and the Kentucky Derby.  While Johnny and I have yet to tour the distilleries and descend into the caves, during our fifth-year wedding anniversary Canada-US … Continue reading

Accidental Tourists in Buffalo, NY

Crazy ideas can sometimes lead to fun adventures, such as that time last year when Johnny and I decided to buy an electric hybrid car 900 miles away from home.  I guess that only shows that we are willing to do anything to get what we want, right?  New York is one of a handful … Continue reading

Bourbon Peach Cobbler

Last weekend Johnny and his dad attended our cousin Tim’s retirement ceremony from the Air Force.  It was held in Warner Robbins, just south of Macon, GA.  On their way home, they stopped by the town of Fort Valley so that Johnny could show his dad around Lane Southern Orchards.  Two years ago, Johnny and I … Continue reading

How fun it is to pop a klepon!

In June of 2011, Aunt Yeni and Uncle Yopi came to visit from Sydney, Australia.  Aunt Yeni is an expert when it comes to baking.  So we used this rare opportunity to have her teach Johnny how to make klepon, Johnny’s favorite Indonesian dessert. Making klepon is not as easy as it looks. It definitely … Continue reading

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•Video link on bio• If you love to watch the movie A Christmas Story, you will thoroughly enjoy this short video I’ve put together. This video documents our tour through the house recreating our favorite scenes from the movie and follows us through the museum where actual costumes and props are housed. It was definitely the highlight of my trip to Cleveland!
Last Sunday was the perfect fall day to roam around the forests deep in the heart of South Carolina.
How much have we lost in the name of “progress?” Large portions of the southeastern region of the United States used to be covered with floodplain forests. Overtime trees were cut to build ships, railroads, and various other structures. The floodplains were drained to make way for farms and cities. What little still remains is nowadays protected within entities such as the Congaree National Park.
Click the link on our bio to view our video on last night’s Diwali celebration in Georgia. Always festive, joyous, and mesmerizing. The rain stopped just in time for these fireworks at the temple. Happy Diwali!
Click the link on our bio to view our video on last night’s Diwali celebration in Georgia. Always festive, joyous, and mesmerizing. The rain stopped just in time for these fireworks at the temple. Happy Diwali!
Click the link on our bio to view our video on last night’s Diwali celebration in Georgia. Always festive, joyous, and mesmerizing. The rain stopped just in time for these fireworks at the temple. Happy Diwali!
I was hoping to find some peace and quiet at Berry College’s vast campus. Instead, so many people took advantage of Saturday’s beautiful weather. We saw three quinceanera celebrations, a wedding, and various people doing random photo shoots.
Forever rooting for the #ClemsonTigers
Swan Lake at Berry College

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