Category Archives: vacation

Playing Catch Up

Itchy fingers need to type … busy brains need to write … I haven’t touched this blog since last February when I shared the story of the passing of my father.  I have been focusing on new, less tell-all posts … Continue reading

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The NOT-Bummer Summer Vacation

It seems like sometimes life is pretty mundane … and that’s okay because work is honorable even though not something to write about usually … and ordinary days are something to be thankful for because it sure beats being in … Continue reading

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X is for teXas

  Chugging along in my A to Z challenge … just two more letters to go! My blog post today is inspired by our family vacation this week.  We are in supposed-to-be sunny-but-right-now-it-is-raining Texas. Texas isn’t unfamiliar to me.  My … Continue reading

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T is for Thessaloniki

I’m baaaa-ack at working on the A to Z challenge (that I started in April!) … Today I’d like to introduce you to a city/region that holds some our (my husband and my) favorite travel memories as far as a … Continue reading

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F is for Frankfurt, Part 1

Forgive me for the delay in today’s A to Z Blogging Challenge.  This post began as somewhat of a Failure….My desktop died while I was attempting to post this earlier.  I have no idea if it has met its doom … Continue reading

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There definitely is something exciting and fresh about a NEW YEAR.  I love opening a calendar with empty pages – it seems to symbolize hope for better days ahead. As some of you have gone through the last 2 years with me, you … Continue reading

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Los Lagos Lake … Hot Springs Village, Arkansas (source:  flickr) Our little vacation duplex/cabin is on the banks of this lake … and according to our kids, it is as big as our old house, aside from having only 2 … Continue reading

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Spring Break

We are spending a few days in Northwest Arkansas with Daniel to enjoy a little “Spring Break” … While it is snowing like CRAZY back home in Missouri, it doesn’t feel much like Spring here either – but cold temperatures … Continue reading

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Weekend Get-Away:

Since the kids have no ballgames this Friday for a change (only 3 more weekends to go until the season is OVER), we decided to go visit our favorite recently employed guy in Northwest Arkansas … He’s completed 2 weeks of … Continue reading

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Chicago 2012

Last Friday at 4 a.m., our group of 3 moms and 3 tween daughters left my house for the St. Louis Amtrak station.  At 6:40 a.m., we were all aboard and “chugging” along towards Chicago.  (My observation:  the Amtrak was … Continue reading

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