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Paying Tribute to Wheeling, West Virginia

So what’s so special about Wheeling, a small city in West Virginia that most people have never heard about?  And why did Johnny and I even bother to stop by this place on our way home from Canada to Atlanta? Honestly, the only reason Johnny and I knew about Wheeling was because it’s my stepfather’s hometown.  After … Continue reading

How Atlanta Ushered in the Year of the Sheep

It was a cold and dreary day, but the crowds had gathered at the Chinese Culture Center for a joyous occasion.  Lunar New Year had arrived once again, and Johnny, my grandmother and I were excited to join in the festivities.  The event was organized by the Atlanta’s ROC Community, with the involvement of volunteers and other participants … Continue reading

Sunflower Farm Festival

The recent summer rains that we have been having in Georgia and the Carolinas got me thinking about visiting one of the area’s waterfalls.  However, when we woke up to another overcast day this past Sunday, I turned to my husband and said, “Guess what today is?  It’s Sunflower Farm Festival day!” An hour later … Continue reading

The Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley

In this post, I am going to put the spotlight back on my home state of Georgia.  In fact, it’s going to be about something that’s quintessentially Georgia: PEACHES. Please allow me to introduce you to a small town in middle Georgia by the name of Fort Valley. Despite having lived in the peach state … Continue reading

Sleepless Night Miami Beach 2011

A few weeks before our November trip to South Florida, I read an article in the Travel + Leisure magazine that Miami Beach was going to host an event called Sleepless Night.  I was so intrigued, that I decided to book a hotel for 2 nights in South Beach so that my husband and I … Continue reading

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