#FriFotos Festive Fresh Snowfall Over Lake Fulmore

Thumbnail image for #FriFotos Festive Fresh Snowfall Over Lake Fulmore by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 21, 2012 Travel and Adventures

Share                I love lights and sparkle and glimmer and shimmer as much as anyone, but I think nature can fit the bill for “festive” as well. Today’s Twitter #FriFoto theme is just that; festive.  My mind turned to this one recent favorite snapshot I took of nearby Lake […]

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#FriFotos Gelato Under the Arches – Bologna, Italy

Thumbnail image for #FriFotos Gelato Under the Arches – Bologna, Italy by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 14, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareSo lovely you almost can’t touch it. Almost. Sweets! Somehow when we’re traveling we justify calorie-laden, creamy, rich indulgences more than when we’re in our home routine.  Perhaps because we walk miles a day, performing industrial level sight-seeing.  Either way, I had no qualms when I delved into this, the first gelato sampling of my […]

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#FriFotos – The “Columns” of the Old Ocean Grove Pier, Pre Sandy, New Jersey

Thumbnail image for #FriFotos – The “Columns” of the Old Ocean Grove Pier, Pre Sandy, New Jersey by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 7, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareSo I’m discovering this #FriFoto sharing on Twitter has a given theme!  I start searching for columns, thinking of course I’ll post some dramatic, sun-washed columns from either Seville or Bologna.  Then I scan past this photo I snapped last summer, underneath the now extinct Ocean Grove pier in New Jersey… The sand was hot […]

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#FriFoto – A Vintage Cyclist at Historical Greenfield Village, Dearborn Michigan

Thumbnail image for #FriFoto – A Vintage Cyclist at Historical Greenfield Village, Dearborn Michigan by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 7, 2012 Travel and Adventures

Share  I captured this talented old-time cyclist at the Greenfield Village museum and grounds, adjacent to the Henry Ford Museum where I visited this past summer. I spent hours meandering through important historical buildings collected and preserved here and brought to life by dozens of dedicated volunteers who populate the grounds and structures, educating guests […]

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Belly Dancing at Sunset – in Croatia

Thumbnail image for Belly Dancing at Sunset – in Croatia by Gina "SuuperG" Stark November 4, 2012 Belly Dance

ShareWe all have those magical moments of travel.  Moments that can never be planned but unfold spontaneously, bringing smiles at the time, and becoming our most gleeful stories to relate back home later. “Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m still smiling from one such moment.  It blended two […]

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Oh My Gaudi! Being Broadsided by Casa Batllo in Barcelona

Thumbnail image for Oh My Gaudi! Being Broadsided by Casa Batllo in Barcelona by Gina "SuuperG" Stark October 18, 2012 Travel and Adventures

Share    I didn’t think I would like Gaudi.  In fact, from what I had seen, I thought his creations were flamboyant, showy and, well…gaudy.  Thank goodness it rained that fateful day in Spain. I was in Barcelona and, being the dutiful tourist, I of course was going to mark off having visited the obligatory […]

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Only in Idyllwild – “To Bring Together That Which is Ball and That Which is Chain” A Wedding of Sweat Pants, Dungarees, Cosmic Lights and Random Witnesses

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ShareOnly in Idyllwild.  One hears this comment often in my little artsy town on the “hill” (more like a true mountain, but so approachable and intimate, we tend to call it a hill). But I think this one day topped it off when this week I found myself witness to a wedding of two people […]

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Beautiful Bologna – Part II in Photos

Thumbnail image for Beautiful Bologna – Part II in Photos by Gina "SuuperG" Stark October 2, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareThe way I see it; if I post a gallery of photos from my recent sojourn in Bologna and I call it “Part I”, I’m pretty much committed to producing a ‘Part II’.  Trust me, this task is not taxing as sorting through the photos of my Blogville adventures is wonderfully wistful.  Bologna, perfectly and […]

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Florence, Italy: Spooning the Duomo

Thumbnail image for Florence, Italy: Spooning the Duomo by Gina "SuuperG" Stark September 12, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareI arrive late to Florence, lugging my aptly named LUGGage behind me through the bustling train station. My first time here, I’m assured my hotel is in walking distance. Do people take in to account the fact you are hauling 60 plus pounds of luggage, laptops and cameras when they insist such things? So, I […]

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Go Further: Full Throttle SuuperGForce Fun with Ford

Thumbnail image for Go Further: Full Throttle SuuperGForce Fun with Ford by Gina "SuuperG" Stark August 22, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareIf there were bugs out in Michigan today, a generous collection would most certainly be embedded in my teeth.  I’m still on an adrenaline high from the treat of track testing some seriously fun automobiles that I’m sure would put Henry Ford at risk of an overdose of awe. But how did I find myself […]

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Novice Navigation: 9 Why-Didnt-I-Think-of-That Travel Tips for Getting Around Soundly

Thumbnail image for Novice Navigation: 9 Why-Didnt-I-Think-of-That Travel Tips for Getting Around Soundly by Gina "SuuperG" Stark August 3, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareGetting lost is only fun in music, food, thought, dance and conversation. Not as much in a foreign land where you may not speak the language and you’re desperate to make the departure for the matchmaking tour bus in Spain! (Yes, there really is such a tour.) “Not until we are lost do we begin […]

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Cheers and Cheerful Cherries in Cres, Croatia

Thumbnail image for Cheers and Cheerful Cherries in Cres, Croatia by Gina "SuuperG" Stark July 11, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareJune is the season for cherries in Croatia.  I know this because as I make my zigzagging way up the tangled streets of Cres, Croatia,  intent on reaching the white stone tower I’ve been eyeing all morning, I am drawn farther and farther up a small private walkway, snapping photos, and barge into a sweet […]

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