Tag Archives: meeting people

Road Warrior

A few years ago Facebook enabled a re-connection with Chuck, a guy who grew up in my neighborhood and I had known since kindergarten.  I have truly enjoyed our conversations in the past couple of years, visiting him in when … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

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Small Town America Arises and Eats Well

For people like me who grow up in major metropolitan areas, living in a small town (Huntington has a population just under 50,000) is an adjustment. When I first moved here five years ago I easily noticed what was missing. But … Continue reading

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How To: Select a Private Guide

I’ve spoke often about how I place a high value on hiring a personal guide when you want a better insider experience in any place you visit. I’ve never explained how I chose a guide, though, so I thought I … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge of the Week: Fleeting Moment

At the finish line

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Community of Bloggers

It’s happened again. I received another award for my blog. This one, awarded by Travelography, is called the 7×7 Link Award and lists 7 ways I have written posts that meet certain criteria and reaches out to 7 other bloggers … Continue reading

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A special day in Colorado Springs

Seeing the horrible photos of the fires devastating Colorado Springs I can’t help but feel involved. We lived in Pueblo for 6 months and spent a lot of time in the Springs. In fact, our wedding night was in a … Continue reading

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The bones tell a story

Five years ago we made a west coast trip from Sacramento to Seattle. At that time my sister Laura was living in Eugene, Oregon and wanted us to meet her in Florence, a town on the coast.  We did some … Continue reading

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Sewing Circles

My worlds are overlapping again. You ever feel like the things you do, the groups where you are involved, are separate, and then something merge? A friend, cleaning up the pile of things left from when her mom passed away, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day-Friendship

We got to know Daniel through the high school track team….he was a State sprinting champion and has gone on to college, the first in his family, on a track scholarship. I am proud he calls me Mama 3.

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