Category Archives: Car trips

She Said; She Said… When Bloggers Meet and Hang Out

It wasn’t a total shot in the dark. Meagan at Hot Pink Underwear and I actually met at a writing course nearly two years ago. It was very brief, but we got along in the short time we met. We … Continue reading

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Circumcision, Bin Ladin and the Olympics. This Is How The Adventure Begins…

Yes, you read that right and with our family it should be no surprise. Our big trip to New England and then S. America began with a very animated drive to the airport.  We have headed out for a three … Continue reading

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“Houston, We Have a Problem.”

I probably shouldn’t waste that title. God knows I could use it for other posts, but that’s what I found myself saying throughout the day, this week, as the U.N toured the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Anyone who hasn’t lived … Continue reading

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The Middle… The U.N.: Squeezing Every Ounce of Magic from Disney.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students this year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little Man). Israel, when home, is … Continue reading

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Ganstas, TMI and More, From The U.N.

Note to new readers:  Our family took in two foreign exchange students this year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little Man). Israel, when home, is … Continue reading

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Busted!

<– “These colors don’t run; but we do. We are a family that got our Nexus cards a long time ago. With a son attending high school in Vancouver, at the time, there was no way we were going to … Continue reading

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Stink, Stank, Stunk… but Oh the Fun of It All!

<– (The gang, at the top of the Crystal Chair. Goggles in place to protect privacy. I’m far right. Good looking pants don’t really help, but they can see me coming down) I’ve come to think of myself as someone … Continue reading

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Pinch Me.

Note:  I apologize. There was a time, not so long ago, when I rarely left the house without my camera. Technology has made me lazy.  I even thought about taking my trusty SLR with me, but walked out without it. … Continue reading

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Credit Where Credit is Due: Thank You Mauricio!

<— (View of Mt Rainier, across beautiful, winter fields) So, I owe my husband a big, fat thank you for a truly amazing birthday dinner. The thing is, I apparently owe Mauricio Umansky a big, fat thank you too. Since I’m not … Continue reading

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Bite Me, Universe!

Note:   This is the only pictures for this one. When you’re totally in the moment, you don’t think to take photos. You don’t document each scene; it’s all there in your mind. Use your imagination to come along this time. … Continue reading

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