Enjoying fall foliage on an Abruzzo getaway

Ovindoli, Abruzzo / Kimberly Sullivan

I was in desperate need for a weekend get-away out in the mountains, and so was my son. The weather forecasts were perfect, and we decided to take a short get-away to our favorite mountain hamlet in Abruzzo – Ovindoli. It was exactly what we needed: fresh mountain air, long walks, fall foliage, and fantastic…

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A whirlwind stop-off at the Jim Beam Distillery, Kentucky

James Beam Distillery, Kentucky/ Kimberly Sullivan

Anyone who has ever been to Kentucky knows – this is Bourbon Country. Kentucky boasts forty distilleries producing 200 brands of bourbon, spread out along the state, and boasting bourbon trail visits for visitors. We definitely need to get back to do this, but on our big driving tour this summer, we had limited time…

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In love with atmospheric Spanish moss

Spanish moss / Kimberly Sullivan

Anyone who has traveled in the southern United States will have noticed the beautiful, atmospheric Spanish moss that graces the oak trees there. Whenever I return, it never fails to make me smile. I love it in the daytime. I love it at night, when it adds an air of mystery. And I love it…

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Having lunch in Columbus’ North Market

North Market, Columbus, Ohio / Kimberly Sullivan

Although I’d been a few times to Columbus, Ohio, I never managed to get to its North Market before last summer. This past summer, we were staying in the Short North area of the city, and the North Market made an easy location to stop by for a quick lunch. It’s a busy location, with…

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