Posts tagged "travel"

50 thoughts after visiting all 50 States

I had driven through Wyoming but finally got to stay awhile when we drove from Yellowstone to Idaho. Jackson was a pretty swanky town and we got turned down for a table at a restaurant. It made me laugh and realize the Wild West no longer existed.
I grew up in a family that took some fun and educational car trips for vacations. We would drive to my parents home town in Alton, Il and to the dunes in Michigan and Indiana. When we kids were older our family traveled several times to the East coast and Florida. After college I continued... Read more »

10 reasons why best part of a trip is coming home

I adore taking trips. I taught world languages for 35 years and travel was part of my career. For me, trips are three separate parts: the planning, the actual trip and coming home. I enjoy all three parts immensely but I am beginning to think that the best part of a trip is coming home.... Read more »

Quilts throughout my daughter's life

My youngest daughter, Shelby, came to me across the Pacific Ocean when she was 6 months old. She was born in Korea and so when we adopted her, I made her a heart quilt to show that she was born in my heart forever. I chose the colors of the Korean flag and it was... Read more »
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