Well, I've landed. I've landed in Waco and I hope I can stay in one place for a little while. In March I accepted a new position as Collections Assistant at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum, and moved from Richmond up to Waco. They haven't gotten rid of me yet, in fact … Continue reading Landed in Waco, Texas
I had intended to write this before the new year rolled in, but here it is mid-January and I'm finally getting around to it. Last year was weird. I mean, there were some great things and some not so great things, as usually happens. But last year was particularly weird, and I feel the need … Continue reading Welcome to Another Year of Crazy
A few weekends ago I attended the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, which I have also attended a couple times in the past. For about the price of a movie its a full day of talks, demonstrations, freebies and ideas, and I've always found the day well worth it. This year was no exception. I … Continue reading Travel and Adventure Show 2014!
Yay! I finally got to travel again and visit someplace new! Not that I need to be travelling all the time, but it gives me something excellent to write about. And this trip was my "I just got laid off, and I need to do something" trip. Actually, the trip was thanks to some travel … Continue reading Buffalo NY and Niagara Falls
It was brought to my attention that since my transition from the UK back to the US, I have neglected to post anything! I've been back home in Chicagoland for 2 weeks now, and enjoying being back. But thinking back just a few weeks ago, my parents and my brother both made the long trip … Continue reading Family comes to Europe
Hello everyone! As the end of my time here in the UK is just a few weeks away, I am scrambling to cram as much in as possible. My work placement at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum is going well and I get to work with curators and conservators, handle some amazing museum objects and get … Continue reading Adventures in Devon!
This April I will be attending Vinitaly, an international wine and spirits exhibtion in the beautiful city of Verona, Veneto region of Italy. What could be better? Held in the Verona soccer stadium, the exhibits are divided up by the regions of Italy, with the Veneto and Tuscany boasting the largest exhibits. The wine show … Continue reading Verona: Vinitaly, the wines of Italy
http://www.couchsurfing.org/channel_read.html?gid=13347&post=4739470 CS Knowledge Exchange Posted January 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm by Rachel Smith Want to receive WWE articles in your mailbox? Head to the News Channels home page and change your subscription to instant! When you first created your CS profile, what did you put under Teach, Learn and Share? This information helps make … Continue reading CS Knowledge Exchange
Day Two: Your second day in Verona dawns rosy on ancient monuments. You are ready to tackle the day after getting your coffee fix at the Cappa Café, a cozy joint with a bohemian feel. With that jumpstart to your day, you head a few blocks north to Verona’s Duomo. The Romanesque exterior, and a … Continue reading Excerpt Day 2: Three Perfect Days in Verona
Verona: A Gem off the Beaten Path Rachel Smith Verona is a pleasant mix of old Roman history and modern Italian culture, located about halfway between Milan and Venice. It is a relaxing but vibrant alternative to more conventional destinations, and is easy to reach by train or plane. The historic city of Verona in … Continue reading Excerpt: Day 1 of “3 Perfect Days in Verona”