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Tea time in Altoona

Pinkies Up! Tea Time in Altoona

By Vanessa Orr

By Vanessa I’ve always thought that the English tradition of having tea was lovely. Instead of grabbing something out of a vending machine or hitting up a fast food joint, stopping midday to have a warm drink and a scone or crustless sandwich just seems so damn civilized. So I was pleased while visiting Altoona, … Read more

How Cheese Curds Saved My Life: A Girls’ Getaway in Janesville, Wisconsin

By Terri Marshall

Often in our travels, Vanessa and I seek out ways to connect with the local community. Sometimes it’s through cultural events, other times it’s in cooking classes (which is a story for another day) and once in a while, it’s through crafts. We tried glass blowing in the Black Forest region of Germany where the … Read more

Northern lights, aurora borealis, Fairbanks, Alaska, cellphone photography

How To: Take Pictures of the Aurora with a Cellphone

By Vanessa Orr

Now, we don’t normally have ‘How To’ stories on Every Road a Story, because let’s face it, Terri and I are the last people in the world who should be giving advice. But I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to use a cellphone to take photos of the aurora after our recent … Read more

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