Category Archives: vacation

La Quinta: That Was a New One

While on vacation, we spent a couple of days in Connecticut.  The state was a new experience, but the hotel where we stayed will live in our memories forever.  We stayed in a LaQuinta for the first time. My mantra … Continue reading

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Recovering from Vacation

This is day two after returning from a twelve day trip.  The trip began with an absolute delight: a black bear tore across the highway in front of us (and created no accident).  That’s never happened to us or to … Continue reading

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Various Updates

DD1 got her IB and AP test results.  She got her IB degree and is ecstatic about it.  Her scores on everything were high enough to gain college credits, but it only gets her out of two classes.  The English … Continue reading

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In Disney’s Defense

A family has had a horrific tragedy.  They are dealing with something no parent should ever face.  I can’t imagine having my child snatched and eaten by an alligator.  This morning I was shocked to hear reporters asking if Disney … Continue reading

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Just When We Thought it Was Over

The kids have their sixth snow day, starting Spring Break a half day early.  Why they were having a half day instead of a full, I don’t know, but it encourages people to leave for vacation earlier. I used to … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Saturday found me taking on a task that’s been waiting at least two years.  The girls outgrew their robes which I had made for them and they have been sitting in wait to be made over.  I’m trying to tackle … Continue reading

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School’s Out – and They’re Bored

My youngest can make Eeyore look like a barrel of laughs at times.  Within a couple hours of his release from school for the summer, he was bored.  We went to the library and loaded up Monday after school, and … Continue reading

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