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Working on the Railroad

Working on the Railroad

This is shaping up to be an interesting summer travel-wise. Though many people are venturing further from home, others are still more comfortable planning staycations. As July draws to a close, so far, I’ve taken road trips to Rochester, Naples, Skaneateles, Geneva,...
Skaneateles, NY-What’s Not to Like?

Skaneateles, NY-What’s Not to Like?

I have a confession to make. Last Friday, I played hooky from work. And, I convinced a friend to do the same. Not only that, we spent the whole day shopping, eating, and drinking (though we did squeeze in one cultural activity!). But, guess what? Rather than feeling...
Mount Hope Cemetery-something for everyone

Mount Hope Cemetery-something for everyone

Entering round two of my aspiring travel writing career, I was thinking about what I wanted to write about next. Strangely enough, it was cemeteries! Maybe because the month of May holds Memorial Day or maybe because I still remember my middle son’s college graduation...
How well do you really know a city?

How well do you really know a city?

When I flew to New Zealand in February 2020, I was taking the first step towards segueing from writing about parenting and families to writing about traveling. How was I to know that trip would be my one and only series of blog posts before life as we knew it shut...
Two Eclectic (and educational) Days in Queenstown!

Two Eclectic (and educational) Days in Queenstown!

Did I mention that Kreig composed a daily agenda for us that includes a “Word of the Day”, what to wear, what to bring, and what meals will be provided? Today’s advice was “Wear whatever you think suits a movie, wine, lunch, beekeeping and a walk through a vegetable...
On the Road Again

On the Road Again

There’s no denying that the current pandemic has drastically changed our perception of time. How easy it has been to forget what weekday, let alone calendar day, it is. I’ve found that it’s frequently that way on vacation as well. Let me orient you! Today is February...