Honest Simplicity

my winding road to a simpler life

Month: April, 2017

Charleston, SC

The Fire Museum in Charleston is worth visiting.  It is full of history, but it also makes learning fire safety interesting for all ages.

We traveled back to the 1670s at Historic Charles Towne Landing, where English settlers first established what would become the Carolina colony.    There is a visitor’s center with a museum,  a history trail with replica 17th century buildings and a trading vessel, a zoo with colonial-era animals, and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Staying Grounded on the Move



We’ve been packing up and moving every couple of weeks.  This quick pace makes for exciting travel and gives us the opportunity to explore fantastic new sites, but it can become disorienting.  Honestly, I hadn’t any forethought about this potential side-effect of nomadic living.  I was gobbling up new experiences without any cognizance of needing to stay connected along the way.  Who focuses on planting roots while purposely f Read the rest of this entry »

Beautiful Savannah, Georgia


Our two weeks spent in Savannah, Georgia flew by!  I quickly fell in love with the historic architecture, art districts, bountiful live oaks dripping with Spanish moss, numerous museums, and the many city parks offering up a contemplative pause.  The city is very pedestrian friendly.  I enjoyed the hours spent walking around downtown, but if exploring the historic district on foot doesn’t appeal to you, the trolley tours are a great option.   Read the rest of this entry »

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