Road Trips and Tiny Trailers

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CRUISE PORTS: Vancouver

Whenever Eddie and I take a cruise, we try and make the most of our time in the cruise port city that we find ourselves in before we board our ship. For my first (and Eddie’s second) cruise we left…

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INTRODUCTION TO: 20 Min In Colorado

We love our state and would love to have you visit! There are three main highways that go through Colorado, so if you are traveling here as a destination or even if you are just passing through, you will most…

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WIGGLE ROOM

Out on the road, Eddie and I have learned a few lessons about the importance of really knowing and understanding each other and being respectful of our different ‘travel styles’. Before starting to really travel together, Eddie looked at a…

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IDAHO SPRINGS WATER WHEEL: Exit 241

I live in the beautiful state of Colorado and I am blessed.  I have, however, taken my state for granted.  I am guilty of the, ‘I can go see that anytime’ attitude about local things to experience here, and because…

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KEEP CALM & ELTON JOHN (Savannah, GA)

Everything happens for a reason. Really. And I’ve learned never to be disappointed when things don’t go according to plan. It was in fall and we were enjoying Savannah, GA – which had been on our bucket list to visit…

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BUDGETING MEMORIES

For me, it seems that the best memories that I take home from a trip are usually the ones that are unplanned.  Therefore, I now always include an allowance in the budget for the unplanned-but-just-can’t-miss-it-moments or experiences. Here’s how that…

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USING THE ‘FUN FACTS’ CATEGORY

Here in the ‘Fun Facts’ Category I’ll be sharing with you information in four areas of interest:  History, Landscapes, Art & Architecture, and Religion.  The blogs are each presented in a ‘bullet point’ style that is designed to give you…

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COASTLINES

We spent some time at the beaches of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State.  Eddie was learning his new camera and I just wanted some time to contemplate coastlines.  Yes, coastlines.  I was beginning to write about interesting and educational…

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BEING CLAY

  It seems like funerals always bring us to the ‘what’s really important’ questions in our lives.  Eddie & I recently attended a Celebration of Life service for a friend that had to have been one of the most uplifting,…

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BACKSTORY OF THE BULLETPOINTS

It was September and we were at the Ft. Smith National Historical Site.  Eddie was taking pictures, not of the exhibits and the things we were learning about, but of the informational signs located at each exhibit.  Even though getting…

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YEP, YOU GOTTA EAT

When it comes to really blowing the budget, the 2 areas that are the biggest culprits, (at least for us), are fuel and food. With the fuel there’s not much that you can do (you have to get home after…

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ART, ARCHITECTURE & FLYING MONKEYS (Burlington, VT)

We crossed the New York state line with our ‘Little Guy’ trailer in tow via the Burlington-Port Kent Bridge into Vermont right over the top of Lake Champlain. Eddie was admiring the lake (he has a little romance going on…

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GUNS, BRITS & GETTIN’ IT RIGHT

For our first cruise to the Western Caribbean, I decided that I wanted to do a little research in order to get the most out of the places we were going to see.  Wow!  As much as I love history,…

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