Aiken: Sushi and Ponies

Aiken: Sushi and Ponies

While Aiken may not be the travel destination for my city-lovers and girl-gang, for the 3-day eventer, AIken is a hotspot in the weeks between January and April. Now that I’m in Atlanta, it’s actually not a bad three and a half hour drive to Aiken, so we usually attend competitions outside of just the busy spring season when the Winter Birds fly down to stay warm. (Winter Birds::Northern Eventers) What I love about Aiken is that during the Spring season it’s not out of character to see other riders in their breeches and tall boots making their way down the grocery aisle or the post-office.

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Vegas : Keep to the Itinerary

Vegas : Keep to the Itinerary

IMG_4381This is the very first post of what I hope will be a fun new addition to the blog. I am by no means a world traveler, but I have added a few Delta sky miles to my account this year.  For my first travel post, I’d like to share some of the adventures and sights from a recent trip to Viva Las Vegas! Hurrah! The trip was for a wedding that I was participating in; much of the sight-seeing was squeezed inbetween the wedding festivities.  Fortunately, I had made prior restaurant reservations the weeks before using OpenTable and used a GoogleDocs spreadsheet to plan a rough itinerary for the four days we were in the city. Continue reading “Vegas : Keep to the Itinerary”