Category Archives: Travel

A Virulent Little Sucker

I am sure you all know how it goes.   You go on a trip, travel on an airplane, go through a couple of different airports and you end up getting sick.  It has happened to everyone.  So it was … Continue reading

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Travel Woes

Just back from a short trip to Catalina Island for a wedding in which my daughter was a bridesmaid.  I was simply there to help her with the nine month old baby while she did the wedding festivities.  The weather … Continue reading

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Top of the World at Summer’s End

It is still unseasonably hot for this time of year in this part of the country.  So for the perfect end-of-summer trip, my husband and I went up into the mountains for an anniversary celebration with friends. The wild flowers … Continue reading

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May Day! May Day!

I didn’t think I would be writing about this.  I didn’t want to be writing about this.  But, the Groundhog Day nightmare continues.  I said in my last blog that Tuesday, April 30th was going to be our last chance to … Continue reading

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Nature Can Be Creepy

I am on my own this week.  My husband is visiting his family.  His folks are both in their nineties and the family is having a celebratory dinner.  I hate to admit it but I have a big issue with … Continue reading

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Nature Has The Last Word

It is hard to blog about anything other than the story that is dominating our news.  I live in a part of the country that is on fire, a hot, dry and devastating start to what could be a long … Continue reading

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Living Small

This has come up a number of times in the last few months.  At a party with the neighbors, at my book club and while out with friends, the question about downsizing seems to be a hot topic.  My daughter … Continue reading

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