New Portland Mural

Reconstructing Life After Travel

Putting the pieces back in place.

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Springfield Illinois

American Re-Entry

Sometimes it's a shock to return to your home country.

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Art Overseas part 2

Art Overseas: Part 2

The UK, Norway, Spain and Italy

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Nightime Blue Mosque

A Layover in Istanbul

A recap of our short time between Italy and returning to the States.

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Art Overseas Part 1

Art Overseas: Part 1

Belgium, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Morocco and France

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Light over Todi

Closing this Chapter

Finding fulfillment to the point of 'enough' with a wonderful journey.

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Jess and the Rooster

High Heels vs Chickens

Thinking about the many kinds of life we can lead

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Travel, Culture and the Pursuit of Inspiration

Joan Miro Park

How I Almost Got Scammed in Barcelona

Ok, I get it, it’s summer, the high of European holiday season and Barcelona is packed with tourists. But, I’ve been in the beautiful city of Barcelona for less than 24 hours and already had an attempted-rip-off scheme. After this little interaction I realized that in all my travels, in so many places, I have never once been the target …

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Villanueva del Rio Segura Spain

Our Month in Spain – A Recap

Well, our housesitting assignment and therefore our time in Spain has come to an end. So, time for a recap! It’s been an…interesting 4 weeks with great and not so great experiences. But overall we gained a love for Spain, and the feeling that we did a great job of seeing so much in the Region of Murcia. Due to …

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Baile at Cante de las Minas

Festival Cante de las Minas

Last Friday night Jon and I had a blast. Near dusk we drove about 45 minutes south towards Cartagena to a small inland mining town called La Union for the 53rd Annual Festival Cante de las Minas, or “Songs of the Mines.” The chance to go see an international flamenco festival was one not to pass up. Plus, the cheapy …

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Roman Theatre And Cartagena

Mar Menor & Cartagena, Spain

The post is overdue, I know, sorry about that. You know that the idea of “Seeking Fireflies” is about travel and inspiration. Well, unfortunately I can’t say that our lack of writing is due to an overwhelming influx of inspiration. No, just laziness, and not a whole lot of activity. But! We have had the pleasure of visiting some of …

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Our view of Norway

Living in Norway – First Thoughts

We’ve been in living in Norway now for about 6 days now and thought I’d share our initial observations on this beautiful northern country. For those catching up, we’re here until July 16th or so on a housesitting assignment. It’s an arrangement where we stay for free in someone’s home while they’re on holiday and take care of the house …

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Newcastle & Castle Keep

Newcastle’s Castle Keep

A visit to the Castle Keep in Newcastle, England shows you the inside of the castle as well as sweeping views of the city.

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