Category Archives: travel

it’s just that simple. . .

spreading our wings

  We road trip. We pack up and we control our own destiny. In the safety of our car, I know who is in charge and I know who thinks he is. The kids have their seats and they know … Continue reading

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105 degrees and climbing

the temperature gauge keeps climbing as we make our way further south. it hits it’s stride as we cross the border into texas. . .101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106. . .up and up it crawls. it is a hot … Continue reading

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midwest allure

my husband and i are having a debate as we drive across the vast plains of iowa…”what, technically, is the midwest?”. i say, no way does it include the plains of iowa and nebraska, he says it absolutely does. thank … Continue reading

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it’s all about the journey

“are we there yet?” my four year old starts asking 5 minutes from home…. my childhood road trips were spent on the floorboards behind my aunts driver seat playing dolls with my cousin. Seat belts were just something we tucked … Continue reading

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Orthotics please!

new insight #1: honeymoon destinations make you feel old. i don’t think i place myself in a category of getting older until i am so abruptly reminded by 24 year old honeymooners. as they bond with the other 20 something … Continue reading

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hiking boots required:

it’s a long way from Belize city and doing good in the world; blancaneux lodge is tucked in the pine forest reserve not far from the jungles of belize and guatamala. it is beautiful, relaxing and far from civilization. There … Continue reading

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