Welcome to my blog!!!
Exclamation points are frowned on in many types of writing, but you may see lots here. I get excited about travel, photography, gardening…and lots of activities…so be prepared! Ok, you have been warned…
I also use a lot of ellipses, you know, a series of three dots like this… That is the way I talk, with pauses…for emphasis or trailing off at the end of a sentence so you can fill in your own ending…
My blog will take you to places you have possibly heard of, or maybe not, but in a different way. Yes, I will include the must sees and do’s if it is your first time visiting. Can’t miss these huge sights. More importantly, I’ll include things to see or do in these places that are probably not in any guidebook. Thus the title of this blog…off the beaten path!
Also, I don’t know about you, but I hate crowds…especially if I want to take photos and get a feel for the history of the place. Really hard to do if babies are crying and the crowd is ten people deep around an important site. So, I’ll provide tips about making the experience that much better for you and photo tips along the way.
I’m an amateur photographer. I’ve never taken a photography class. I’m sure some of my photos might make a professional photographer grimace…but hey, isn’t that what Photoshop is for? My photos, both spectacular and not so much, will grace these pages. I hope you enjoy them.
My thoughts on these pages may wander away from travel…off the beaten path…maybe on an understandable tangent…or maybe a large leap…especially if there is an outstanding garden around. Forgive me if I wander a bit off the track.
Lastly, I want to talk with you…hear your comments…answer your questions…and comment back to you. So, please feel very comfortable in commenting, asking, discussing, relating similar or different experiences, laughing, enjoying and debating. I welcome it all, except anything inappropriate to any public social gathering.
Welcome to Sandie’s Off the Beaten Path Blog. I hope you will be a regular visitor and become a friend