Category Archives: Travel

Marvelous Night for a Moondance

“Coolest thing EVER!” This was all I could write to describe witnessing the total eclipse of the sun yesterday. I was at a loss for words, and this happens rarely. I don’t wear my heart on my sleeve, but it occasionally … Continue reading

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Bare, Bear and Harry Potter

It’s been a busy few weeks. A lot has happened, and I have found myself saying and hearing things I hope to never give audience to again. My top 10: “Could you please remove your (bare, hairy, smelly) foot from my armrest?” … Continue reading

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Too Soon?

Nothing makes me more patriotic than being out of the country for the Fourth of July. Over the past few years, we have found ourselves away from our mother country on this most sacred day of national pride, as expressed … Continue reading

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Holiday Road

When touring historical spots, we always seek a nice balance between the Griswold’s visit to the Grand Canyon in National Lampoon’s Vacation (jump out of the car, look and nod twice, jump back into the car) and a three-year, in depth … Continue reading

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Nashville Without Music

I’ll just say it. I am not a huge fan of country music. Oh sure, I do enjoy a cold beer on a Friday night, and I am sure that none of you are woman enough to take my man, but … Continue reading

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Mickey Moose

A few weeks ago I seemed to have accidentally stepped in some moose dung, or was it elk? My gentle fun-poking at uninformed tourists at our national parks stirred up a bit of social media anger, with  its requisite name-calling ugliness. And … Continue reading

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Killer Kittens

Do you remember back in junior high when your English teacher would ask you to write about what you learned on your summer vacation? Well, as adults, we don’t really get  summers “off,” but in the spirit of the notion … Continue reading

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