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Homecoming

Filed in Adventures in the USA, Midlife Journeys, Travel by on October 20, 2014 4 Comments
Homecoming

Thomas Wolfe said one can’t go home again, and in a sense, that’s true. I cannot be a child again.  My parents are gone, friends have moved on, and much has changed, yet the landmarks remain, and there are still people I care about. I had forgotten the beauty of the change of seasons, and […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Chihuly Glass Exhibit

Filed in Fabulous Photos Friday! by on October 16, 2014 4 Comments
Fab Photos Friday: Chihuly Glass Exhibit

Who doesn’t love Chihuly’s glass?  I’ve never met a person who said they didn’t like it.  It really is gorgeous, and so fluid.  There is a great exhibit right now at the William J Clinton Jr Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.  So much of it reminds me of marine life….clams, mollusks, shells….enjoy the beauty […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Art of Chicago, Pt 2

Wordless Wednesday: Art of Chicago, Pt 2

The Chicago Art Museum is full of treasures….these are just a few of my favorites!

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Family Relations

Filed in Midlife FML, Midlife Journeys by on October 12, 2014 26 Comments
Family Relations

Midlife brings its share of excitement, sorrow, and puzzlement.  I have to confess that my husband’s family relations have puzzled me long before midlife. As my mother in law said, I am a “mambe pambe” and “nicey nice” person. It wasn’t said as a compliment, but in the heat of a poker game. Sometimes I […]

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Fab Photos Friday: the Art of Chicago Part 1

Fab Photos Friday: the Art of Chicago Part 1

I love Chicago.  If you have been there, you know what I mean!  Yes, it is too cold to live there (at least for me!), but I’ll take many more visits!  I went to the Art Institute, and saw Marc Chagall’s White Crucifixion in person.  I absolutely love Chagall’s work, and am fortunate to have some […]

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Chicago is my kind of town!

Chicago is my kind of town!

As a native midwesterner, I have to say I LOVE Chicago.  What a great city!  Fabulous night life, restaurants, art, theater, parks, lake…and so on and so forth.  Chicago is a bit different from the other large, popular US cities like New York, Boston, San Francisco….because it is down to earth, and accessible.  One doesn’t […]

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Fab Photos Friday: The Swimming Pigs of the Bahamas!

Filed in Adventures!, Fabulous Photos Friday!, Travel by on October 3, 2014 3 Comments
Fab Photos Friday: The Swimming Pigs of the Bahamas!

The swimming feral pigs of the Exumas, Bahamas are one of the most amazing sights I have ever seen!  Just looking at them makes me laugh.  It’s just so incongruous….pigs swimming in the Caribbean! Enjoy!

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Midlife Scare

Filed in Important Stuff!, Midlife FML, Midlife Journeys by on September 30, 2014 8 Comments
Midlife Scare

Midlife isn’t all fun and games! This lesson has been brought home to me over the past couple of years, and I received another reminder just this week. Prior to my Ecuador volunteer trip I had a severe pain on my right side, and fearing appendicitis, I went to the emergency room in the middle of […]

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San Francisco: A wine dinner with Jordan Vineyard & Winery at Campton Place

Filed in Adventures of traveling Foodies!, Adventures! by on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
San Francisco: A wine dinner with Jordan Vineyard & Winery at Campton Place

Guest Post from Suzanne Stavert of Adventures of Empty Nesters! A wine dinner in San Francisco? Yes please! Lately I have been having a blast interacting with great people on Instagram. I adore photography and truly enjoy seeing what Instagrammers (photographers) are capturing. I had a wonderfully engaging conversation via Instagram with the Campton Place Hotel in San […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

Filed in Fabulous Photos Friday!, Travel by on September 26, 2014 1 Comment
Fab Photos Friday: Boothbay Harbor, Maine!

What a gorgeous area Boothbay Harbor is!  It has been quite a while since we visited, but after viewing these photos again, I might need to change that!

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