Monthly Archives: August 2012

Leaving Las Vegas – Lessons learned in the Grand Canyon

As we get ready to depart Las Vegas, I am struck by the fact that we have spent the last 72 hours in a city that is about as far removed from the heart of the Grand Canyon, where we … Continue reading

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Marina Del Rey, California

Well, we made it all the way across the USA and put our feet in the Pacific Ocean. A few days in L.A. and then we’ll put our passports to use. We have had a great trip so far, and … Continue reading

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This isn’t Disneyworld…A mom’s look at the dangers of traveling

At one point, while rafting and hiking the Grand Canyon last week, I looked up to see my children and husband about a mile away, dangling their feet off a cliff as I sat looking at the sheer drop into … Continue reading

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Grand Adventure in the Grand Canyon

From August 17th to August 23rd, we rafted 188 miles down the Colorado River.  We camped for 6 nights and rode huge rapids.  We made new friends and hiked up side canyons.  We slept under the stars and saw jaw-droppping … Continue reading

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One Week on the Road

It’s hard to believe that we haven’t been gone a week.  In a mere 6 days we have traveled through 5 states and over 1200 miles.  We have been to monuments, ballgames, museums, national parks, and too many other points … Continue reading

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Westward Migration – Missouri, Kansas, Colorado…

 

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And we are off!

After a day on the road, a night in St.Louis, good food, and a chance meeting with some Lexington friends – I can safely say we are off to a pretty good start. It started with a few tears, a … Continue reading

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