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Garlic Burger Buns from the American Queen

Dallas and Nathan traveled with Aunt June Lamme eight years ago on the American Queen Steamboat down the Ohio River.  Nathan thoughtfully purchased a cookbook from the ship’s cook for me and one of the best burger buns is my go-to.   308 more words


Stranded Sowerby’s beaked whale on isle of Lewis, Scotland (UK)

June 24th, 2015. Today WDC assisted the Scottish Marine Animal Strandings Scheme (SMASS) to post mortem a young (3.5 metre) Sowerby’s beaked whale at the Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis, Scotland. 80 more words

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Rusty Roof on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

This is really a cottage with a view……well it has the view, but this is one of the derelict blackhouse cottages on the Isle of Lewis.   44 more words


Harris and Lewis trip - Suaineabhal and Carnais crofts

I wiped a tear away as I stood next to the cairn at the top of Suaineabhal. I could blame the wind, it was jacket-wrenching weather. 945 more words




Wow. It’s been a while!
Basically, third year got me like x_x. It was the best so far, though! First semester spent in Canada, the second one in Scotland as usual. 135 more words


Lewis, a Western Isle

Going to Lewis is a bit like visiting the moon – or at least that was my initial impression.  In the north there are large expanses of boggy and rocky moorland, punctuated by quite a number of small communities, whilst further south (extending into the neighbouring island of Harris) the land becomes more mountainous and less populated, with numerous inland lochs (so not like the moon at all really!, but you get the point – it’s bumpy and bare in parts).  902 more words

Foggy Quay and Lots of Jellyfish, Isle of Lewis

So, this place! On a particularly foggy morning in the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, we went for a drive around and ended up mosying around here, probably the antithesis of a Meditterranean beach. 179 more words