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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The “Friendly” Skies?

Memorial day is the traditional start of the summer.  It is also the beginning of travel season.  Whether by planes, trains or automobiles many of us are heading somewhere this summer.  Since 9/11 flying the friendly skies has been anything … Continue reading

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My Week in the Heat

Three of my favorite things in the world happen on the first week in February.  My daughter has her birthday, Tucson, Arizona hosts the largest bead show in the country and the Super Bowl is played.  Since my daughter and … Continue reading

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