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The Magical History Tour

Note: See more on the Westall Monument and its rededication April 18, 2014, in an upcoming post.

The goal of the day was to attend the rededication of the Westall Monument, but when we (Mary and Sally) got in a car with Bud Weare to go there, we didn’t realize we were also setting off on a guided history tour that would take us on a 70-mile loop through Jefferson County’s fabled past. 409 more words


One of My Final Photographs from Bristol

This is one of the last photographs I took in Bristol.  The photograph is of a street just next to my old flat, I used to walk home from class and see the graffiti of these two men watching over Bristol on the large building in the picture and I found it amusing, that their expressions seem bemused or unimpress by the cityscape.   24 more words



They told me get outta this town
so I fled
Wound back up here
why the hell did I flee?
And now I wanna tell you the same… 71 more words

Humorous Poems

Tubbs Hill Trail, Idaho

Hello readers!

Last week I made a short visit to the wonderful state of Idaho. While only having limited time between work and airport nuisances, I did try and explore Coeur d’Alene during my one night of free time. 578 more words


Gnome Garden

Yesterday we went for a little ride to Redbank, New Jersey and we found an incredibly cute park and it had a Gnome Garden!

There was a mail box filled with Gnome checklists, like a scavenger hunt in gnome edition!




So it turns out that the number one googled term is “I’m bored.” And even though we’ve been anything but bored over here at Chic Brigade (busy bees!), we thought we’d give you a list of what to do with yourself in case you find yourself confronted with that dreaded boredom. 1,227 more words


First Night Scuba Diving Experience and First Solo Diving

Having a partner while scuba diving is very important, it gives you that extra security when something goes wrong… And it also gives you peace of mind. 775 more words