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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Tag Archives: summer vacation
The Summer I Got Head…
Ok, if the title grabbed your attention, because you thought I was going out on a limb and sharing salacious details about myself— Sorry. Not the “head” you were expecting, but a memorable summer nonetheless. This post is part of … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Aging, Awareness, Beauty, Blog, blogs, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Summer, summer vacation, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, Back when..., Growing up, High School cliques, John Hughes, parenting, summer vacation, Tales from the Motherland 48 Comments
Ode to the Middle Man
Note: Strong sarcasm ahead. It is bred in me, and having just returned from the Boston area, where I grew up, it is on high gear right now. Also, while my kids have forbidden me to post their pictures or … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Musings, Parenting, summer vacation, Women's issues Tagged blog, challenges, college, family, Humor, Israel, Judaism, parenting, summer vacation 11 Comments
Is it just me, or does this weather make me look bitchy?
WARNING: Unsafe conditions for my offspring or spouse. Best to seek other reading material. Ok, so we live in the Pacific NW, and yes, I would much rather have this totally erratic; gray for two days; blustery at times (blowing … Continue reading
This tale ends with a stinky boy
WARNING: not suitable for spouses or offspring. You have been warned. It’s hard to really express what the past couple of days has been like without potentially hurting feelings. However, as I’ve said: it’s my blog. It’s not that I … Continue reading
Posted in Parenting, road trip, travel, Women's issues Tagged parenting, road trips, summer vacation, travel 1 Comment
On the road with Siyona Yona and Dawn
Well, THIS was the longest day yet! As agreed, I picked up my road buddy, Russ (AKA: Siyona Yona- Hello Bear, in Cherokee) as promised at 9:30 AM, and just got in at 9:30 PM. I stopped at the bakery … Continue reading
Posted in Beautiful places, Humor, road trip, summer vacation, travel Tagged bears, guru, Old Faithful, road trip, self-exploration, solitude, summer vacation 3 Comments
When I’m wrong… it’s rare.
Ok, when I’m wrong, I’ll post a retraction. It’s rare, but here goes… the biker dudes I met at Alpine Motel, are nice guys from NY. Upstate NY. Don’t like the Red Sox, but I can forgive that… if you’re … Continue reading
Posted in Car trips, Parenting, road trip, summer vacation, travel Tagged Bikers, cliches, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, road trips, summer vacation 1 Comment
Sex and flyfishing, bad parents and bikers. Not that they’re connected…
Warning: May not be appropriate for the sexually squeamish, my children, spouse, or those who like to gossip. Ok, I’ll say it: I’m seeing a lot of very sexy fly fishermen. Yea, Brad Pitt made it look good in … Continue reading
I arrived tonight in West Yellowstone, at the far west side of the park. It was another glorious day of rambling, exploring the world around me and my thoughts. The endless beauty of this place blows my mind. Today, as … Continue reading