Adventure Travel

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Do you have your solar glasses, your chair, your sunscreen and bug spray and most of all the spot picked out to watch the solar eclipse?  Even if you step out of your office for a few minutes on Monday, take a minute to acknowledge this rare happening when the sun, moon and earth align. […]

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Legoland, End of the Summer Family Blast

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It is hard to believe that as far as grandkids go, summer is over.  School crept up as me like E.E. Cummings poem, “The fog came on little cats feet”. First it was Memorial Day, then 4th of July, then back to school.  I must say I mourned it a bit, the freedom to load them […]

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Riding on the Mississippi with the Channel Cat River Taxi

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I get to Iowa a lot.  As a girl that writes about antique tractors, farm toys and memorabilia, this State is one of the best places to find all of the above.  When I travel though I love to see the sights, museums and whenever there is water, if I can wrangle it, I will […]

Remembering Independence Day with a B-17

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What could be more patriotic over the Fourth of July weekend than to take a ride in a B17? My husband Keith took a ride at Springfield’s Capital Airport when Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) brought the B-17 Flying Fortress, Aluminum Overcast,  to town this past Sunday morning, July 2nd. When Keith was 14, he started […]

Oysters and Geoduck and more touring during the BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival!

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The marvelous BC shellfish and Seafood Festival allowed a group of travel writers on this  hosted trip to see not only how seafood is prepared, but also how it is raised.  Fanny Bay Oysters opened up their doors for us to come and take a gander.  Most everyone has heard of Fanny Bay Oysters and […]