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Spring, What Spring?

May 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Stuff

Maybe if we planned our “spring vacation” for July spring might have actually arrived in Chicago before we departed, but as it was we packed for our tenth anniversary trip leaving lovely 56° temperatures behind in mid-May. The good news is that we were headed to the land of 85° sunny days and mild trade […]

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Bob and Di’s Excellent Adventure

May 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Stuff

Bob, his mom and I just returned from a vacation to the happiest place on earth, Disney World. I might beg to differ – my happiest place on earth being the fur-covered sectional in front of the flat screen with my boyz all around – but you know, po-tae-toes – po-tah-toes. Bob’s mom, Virginia, was […]

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Best Buy or Bust

July 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Stuff

When Bob began planning a weekend getaway, I responded with my usual support. Oh the cost, the travel, the summer is my favorite time of year at home, I bitched. Talk to me in February when I can’t remember why we live in Chicago, I  moaned. But in that we are headed into his busy […]

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Planes, trains and automobiles (or in our case buses)

June 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Stuff

Having completed my second Alaskan expedition, I am now confident that I have seen what I, personally, need to see of that part of the country. It was a beautiful trip marred only slightly by two stomach bugs, a urinary tract infection and a case of the Moose flu. The latter was contracted by my […]

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Cruise Control

May 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment · Stuff

This is my final pre-Alaskan cruise post. I will not post remotely mostly because I don’t know how, but also because my observations on this trip may or may not be appropriate for public consumption. While cruising through Alaska is an amazing way to see the state, it is not my preferred method of travel. […]

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My Discontent with Winter

April 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Stuff, Venting

I know that by writing this I sound like a spoiled brat. But that isn’t my fault; it is Bob’s fault. On our first “road trip” he took me to Maui. He also took me to Paris, Rome and Barcelona while we were dating. Granted those were business trips when he worked for an airline, […]

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