Category Archives: Reflection

Traveling – What we’ve got (tentatively) planned for 2017

February 15 ~ Southern California We are hoping that this year will be primarily about exploring in our compact RV (Ellie Mae Camp-it), seeing more bits and pieces of the USA and Canada, including our desire to start checking a … Continue reading

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Binging on Movies and Snow

Tuesday, January 2nd ~ Arrowbear Lake, California Our last post was filled with reminiscing about the incredible travel year we just wrapped up. But being home for the holidays is always a special blessing. Our long-time friends, Laura and Michael … Continue reading

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2016 – Another Year Gets Wrapped Up!

December 2016 ~ At home in Southern California Whew, I feel like I am sliding into home plate after a ninth inning Grand Slam. Our year was once again filled to the brim with exciting travel and memorable moments. We managed … Continue reading

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We Have Some Very VERY Brave Friends

November 25th ~ Southern California OK – Thanksgiving menu. What to fix??? I’m guessing that few of you had as many challenges to handle as our dear friends did in planning yesterdays meal for our family. 

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Project Linus ~ A Gift to be Treasured

October, 2016 Have you heard about Project Linus? About a year ago, my friend Wendy introduced me to this loving project that was inspired by an article in Parade Magazine back in 1995, about Laura, a petite three-year old girl … Continue reading

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Traveling with food allergies – the good, the bad and the very ugly

WARNING: Graphic content (and she says grinning – NO pictures) Tuesday, March 29th ~ Hue, Vietnam The thin door separating our bedroom from the bathroom could not muffle the moans of pain. I knew what he was going through and … Continue reading

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What do we gain from our travels? Our top 5 answers…

February 17th ~ Canoga Park, California We are sometimes asked what we get out of traveling; what we are looking for; what are we gaining. I guess there is no simple answer to that, but here goes: Countdown of the … Continue reading

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Tips For Women Travelers

Tim and I attended a presentation put on by Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) last week at our local Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills. Registration was at 9:30, followed by breakfast and a travel presentation. We have not booked any trips with … Continue reading

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Can you help us identify this place?

Hello Friends – we need your help please! This beautiful painting is hanging in our cabin on board the Ruby Princess. Each evening as we get ready to drift off to sleep I find myself staring at it. I want to … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2015 ~ Home is where the heart is

December 2015 ~ Canoga Park and Arrowbear Lake, California We have been home bodies for the past couple of months – well kind of any way. That has become a very “relative” term. We have our tiny cabin in the … Continue reading

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