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My Story – Best Shots of 2014

I kept my camera extremely busy in 2014. Looking back and trying to pick my favorites from each month was an extremely difficult task. I found myself getting lost in each gallery and reliving the moment I took the shot. Every picture I took has personal meaning that will live forever to be relived every […]

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Throwback Thursday: Blockade Runner Has Me Missing Summer

The recent snow and cold here in Durham  caused me to look back at some old pictures from this summer in anticipation for the warm temperatures to return. It was the end of the summer last year when we realized that we did not get to stick our toes in the sand of a warm […]

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Less than 24 Hours in the the Windy City: Chicago

After spending just a few hours in Chicago we started to suspect the Chicago Department of Tourism of planting actors throughout the city to keep up airs of Midwest charm and friendliness. Right off the bat, on the way from the airport we ran into a lady working the toll booth who was what Serena […]

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Dubai Day 2 – From the Desert to the Skyscraper

Originally posted on La Buena Vida:
Grilled chicken, soup and naan bread at Aden Yemenis Restaurant This circle and etching in glass lines up to show where the observation deck is on the Burj Khalif Inside the Burj Khalif witht he Persian Gulf behind me A view from the worlds tallest observation deck (124th floor,…

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Brazilian Street Eats: Coxinha (Little Thigh)

You can find these filling finger eats just about everywhere in Brazil. I found these at a food stand called Cafe Paris in the Vitoria Hospital while waiting to get a yearly physical done for work and an open air food stand in downtown Vitoria. The are called coxinha which translate to mean “little thigh” […]

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You Say Muffaletta, I say Muffalatta: New Orleans Day 2 / Morning

Previous New Orleans Post: PoBoys, Strippers, Huge Ass Beers and History: All in Day’s Walk in the French Quarter Despite reports that New Orleans was set to get two days of heavy rain, we decided to set out early on our second day and do a little sightseeing before the forecasted rains moved in that […]

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Traveling to New Orleans with a Baby Sponge

They say that babies don’t remember much of anything before the age of 2 or 3.  Its been theorized that a child Devin’s age (9 months) will lose memory of things he sees today but if that’s the case where do these memories go?  One look in his eyes and its evident he is actively […]

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See, Eat and Drink Vitoria, Brazil

I have been traveling to Vitoria for a few months now. I only get one day at a time at this Brazilian Coastal city before I head offshore but in that day I attempt to eat, drink and see all I can. I put this video together to try to give you a quick glimpse […]

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Vitoria, Brazil

Population: 330.526 (2011) Every four weeks on my way to and from my job on a drillship off the coast of Brazil I get a little bit of time in the City of Vitoria. Still learning this city and where the great food is tucked away at but got out yesterday before the rain and took a few shots around the bay. […]

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Duck North Carolina – Things to Eat and Do in the OBX

WHERE TO STAY SANDERLING RESORT AND SPA 1461 Duck Rd. Duck, NC 27949 http://www.thesanderling.com   We stayed at the Sanderingling in the middle of the week right after Memorial day weekend so there were not many people at the resort at all and that’s just how we wanted it. The Sanderling boasts that it is the only AAA […]

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