Tag Archives: travel

Relaxing in Key West

Mike and I have been traveling to Key West about once a year for many years. We usually go in mid to late September, when there aren’t as many people, although that is hurricane season. Only once has our trip … Continue reading

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Summer Traditions and Memories

Our family has been going to Hilton Head every summer for our family vacation for about ten years. Our family believes in vacations and has taken them every year since our family blended in 1984. When our girls were small, … Continue reading

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The Friendly Island

Greetings from Sint Maarten. Mike and I are spending our last couple of days of our two-week vacation here. Assuming a negative Covid test, we will return home tomorrow. We have had a very relaxing time. We have watched the … Continue reading

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Looking Back

Before we get too far into 2021, I want to look back on 2020, specifically the COVID time, March to December. I do not want to forget this time. This will be my month-by-month chronology. March 2020 started out as … Continue reading

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Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Lately, I have been thinking about mindlessness and mindfulness. While mindfulness is a fairly common topic and one which also interests me, we also need to think about mindlessness.  We may not even be aware of how often our behavior … Continue reading

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Common Courtesies Not So Common

Our family is on our annual week-long trip to Hilton Head. There are 10 of us for the entire week, and there are a few others for a portion of the week. We are staying in more than usual this … Continue reading

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To Russia With Love!

Mike and I recently returned from a trip to Moscow, Russia. It was business for Mike, pure pleasure for me!  I have had many thoughts about our experience there and want to record those before some of the details fade … Continue reading

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Disservice at JFK Airport

Mike and I flew to JFK airport from Raleigh/Durham, arriving there about 1:30 pm on Saturday. We were going to Moscow, Russia via Warsaw, Poland. (Business for Mike, pure pleasure for me!) We were prepared for a long day at … Continue reading

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Children Grow Up When We’re Not Looking

The title of this post comes from a verse stitched in crewel by a dear loved one years ago. It was given to me when my daughter Tara was little. Tara is now the mother of our three granddaughters; Mary … Continue reading

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All of the Comforts of Home

My husband Mike and I travel a lot and experience many different kinds of hotels, condos, and houses.  Much of this travel is for business, and some is travelling for pleasure, often with family. Although I certainly prefer to stay … Continue reading

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