Tag Archives: Day trip

Photo of the Day: Sunset at Wine and All That Jazz

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New Jersey’s Good Side

My last post telling about our train commute to New York City from New Brunswick showed much of what is ugly about New Jersey. Many people only have the impression that they receive from the New Jersey Turnpike of the … Continue reading

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Fab and Fun Fresh Food Fests

GET READY!!!!!  As the farms begin to produce and the summer festivals are beginning to loom on the horizon, I thought it would be anticipatory to look at where some of the best yummies will be. WHERE THE WILD THINGS … Continue reading

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Springtime in Colorado

Once upon a time, a kazillion years ago (my husband, who is a scientist, will mutter I COULD be a bit more precise) this land was different than it is now. Different formations of mountains and waters, different climate, different … Continue reading

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Day is done……gone the sun….

at another track meet…not in a great location (that’s a local highschool…we were on the track behind it)  but the sky was great!

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Campus Architecture

Sam had off from school Monday so we made one more college visit to the University of Cincinnati, a 3 hour drive from home. He had visited there before the roadtrip with the other Sam and liked it a lot … Continue reading

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Travel Pearls: The Afforable Short Getaway

I wonder why some people NEVER take a vacation. I guess some may feel they can’t actually leave the job for a while. Many of us identify ourselves by our work….I am a doctor, a lawyer, an Indian chief. There is … Continue reading

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High Value Travel: White Water Rafting

Although Spring is not officially here yet, the white water rafting season starts soon. For diehard fans, spring is often the best time of year as snowmelt can make for some wild rides that the lower river volumes of summer … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving….history and the real deal

During an earlier chapter of my life I lived in New England and one summer took my kids to Plimouth Plantation as a way to give them a leg up on the history chapter in school that coming year. We … Continue reading

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Beaches of the World

Some of the world’s wonderful places are close to the ocean, and when visiting, you might opt to spend a few hours enjoying the local beach.  Or, if you are a beach vacation kind of person, you may want to search out … Continue reading

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