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The Garden Tour – Alaska

Westchester Lagoon, Anchorage We headed to Anchorage the Wednesday before Labor Day. The weather was cool at Westchester Lagoon along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail but the shadows intriguing. Friday we followed Turnagain Arm towards Whittier and experienced the longest tunnel in … Continue reading

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Kauai in Photos

Aloha. Kauai is an amazing island. It is lush and green, the beaches and water pristine and the sun shines after the rain. The sites are gorgeous. A highly recommended excursion is a boat trip up the Na Pali Coast. … Continue reading

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Photoblog: Crater Lake, Oregon

October 31 is as good a time as any to reminisce about a wonderful outing my hubby and I took at the last moment over Labor Day weekend. We are recent empty nesters and I really wanted to take advantage … Continue reading

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Catalonia Walking Adventure

Barcelona is a lovely city to touch down into. Our first and last hotel was located on Rambla de Catalunya, a bustling but slightly understated street very close to the ever popular La Rambla. I arrived on a Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Alaska in August

Before the school year started in late August my daughter and I took a last minute trip up to my homeland of Alaska. We got a screaming good deal on tickets (two for $535!) and took a week to go … Continue reading

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Maui in Photos

We were so happy to enjoy spring break in Maui again. I love a beach vacation and this was our third time relaxing in Maui so we have our favorite activities for sure (Napili Bay) but we did some new … Continue reading

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San Juan Island

Our family took a Northwest vacation. I really love a local vacation. There’s something magical about packing the car and driving north 4 hours and hopping a Washington State Ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The trip … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Reunion

Last week my husband’s Minnesota family joined us in Portland and we traveled the few hours to the Oregon Coast for a 5 night reunion. There were 15 of us and potential for more when we made the plans and … Continue reading

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Summer Visit to New England

We began our vacation on my husband’s birthday. He just so happens to be a HUGE baseball fan and his one wish for our first night in Boston was to head down to Fenway on the T (public transit) and … Continue reading

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Sacramento and Napa

We have returned from a weekend of soccer in the Sacramento/Davis area. In our spare time we took short excursions into the California State Capitol in Sacramento and Old Town. The Capitol was quite majestic and reminded me of a … Continue reading

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