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North America » United States » Missouri » Cape Girardeau January 20th 2022

After 21 years of rambles that took me across the U.S.A. and six continents, I find myself back in my childhood home where many things have changed while some stubbornly will not. This blog has gone a lot of directions although mostly travel recollections while later blogs explored the nuts and bolts of travel in Eastern Indonesia. I have been pondering bringing it back for a while as a way to share lessons I am learning as a caregiver and hopefully allow me to process everything better. So I guess the first question is why on earth I came back here when I was living the expatriate dream in Indonesia? It began with a message I had dreaded. I was in bed on a Sunday morning foggy headed from excessive celebrations from the previous day's match. ... read more
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North America » United States » Missouri » Cape Girardeau October 17th 2013

This morning we drove out of Tennessee into Kentucky. Sticking to the extreme western end of the state we travelled up to Paducah. We enjoyed views of the Ohio River and the floodwall murals that line the levee. We also visited the National Quilt Museum which exhibits some of the best quilts in the country. We have seen quilt exhibits before, and even I could tell that those at the museum are a cut above the average. Some are extremely clever in their design and all are technically impressive. It was like visiting an art museum where the paintings are made of cloth. Unfortunately, photography was not allowed, so I have no pictures to show you. Next we drove west to see the Wickliffe mounds, a prehistoric site where native Americans of the Mississippian culture lived ... read more
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