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Cat Sanctuary

While in Maui, we took the ferry over to Lanai to visit the Lanai Cat Sanctuary. Since we were missing our kitties, this was a great way to get our kitty fix. Before telling you about the cat sanctuary, I … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Smokies

We just returned last week from revisiting the Smokies. Dave and I traveled there back in 2005 after we first met. The trip was somewhat of a disaster since we really didn’t know each other well and shouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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Hawaii: Recreating past photos

My mom and dad always dreamed of traveling to Hawaii. As a child our family took four trips – three to Florida and one to visit my sis and her husband in Colorado. Then in 1972, Dad won a trip … Continue reading

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Returning to Garden of the Gods

When we were in Colorado last month we stopped and spent some time in the Garden of the Gods. This is not our first trip here, but our first trip together. My first trip was in 1967 with my parents. … Continue reading

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Colorado Inspiration

It’s always so good for us to get away. Dave works so hard in the garden all summer, and both of us are pretty much burned out about this time of the year. Leaving home always seems to rejuvenates us. … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Art

We just returned a couple weeks ago from Hawaii where we visited Kauai and Kona on the Big Island. When going on vacation we plan our visit around farmers markets and art fairs. Last year we just happened upon the … Continue reading

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We Love Asheville!

Dave and I took a week off and traveled to Asheville, North Carolina. Usually the garden keeps us here, but Dave worked it out so we could get away. I have to sum up the trip: art, food, and lots … Continue reading

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Hawaiian fabric shopping

We just recently returned from a wonderful WARM stay in Hawaii. Our visit included three stops on The Big Island: Hilo, Waimea and Kona. If you know me, you know I like bargains and fabric shopping. Two years ago we … Continue reading

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Getting Sidetracked

While working on our Australia photo/scrap book, I got a bit sidetracked! But I did get that mission accomplished! Out of our over 3,000 photos, I ended up with slightly less than 300 in the book. On the right page … Continue reading

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Stop Three: Uluru

This is a continuation of our recent trip to Australia. From Sydney we flew to Uluru. I’ve seen Ayers Rock in pictures, but to see it in person is pretty unbelievable. We spent the first evening watching the rock change … Continue reading

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