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Bill's race car. A birthday to remember.

Race Car Experience

For my 60th birthday I was given the experience of a lifetime with a day at the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Texas Motor Speedway. Excited and apprehensive, I arrived at the track early in the morning and drove through…

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Soothing spiritual and visual decor sprinkled around the property.
New Mexico, Ojo Caliente

New Mexico: Ojo Caliente

Fifty miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico  lies the healing waters of Ojo Caliente (literally, Hot Eye, but poetically, Hot Springs).  During the time of the ancient peoples, this area was known as P’osi, meaning “where the water comes…

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Autumn Sashimi Plate

Ultimate Sushi: An Aficionado’s Quest

Shortly after I hired Phil, the man-who-would-become-my-husband, the first sushi restaurant in New York opened across the street from our office. He became entranced by the slices of fish glistening like jewels and it’s been his favorite food ever since….

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Signage for Circus Saurus

Big Top Circus Lives and Dies

The Greatest Showman, now playing in many theaters around the world is a marvelous tribute to an era gone by, since the 146 years of the thrill of the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus tours ended in 2017 with…

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Sun rise above the Gallatin Mountains.
Big Sky, Montana

Montana: Things to do in Big Sky

There is more to Big Sky than just skiing. Big Sky is filled with activities like zip-lining, dog sledding, fishing, and wildlife viewing. The Big Sky Ski Resort Village: Big Ski Resort is the Biggest Skiing in America® which has…

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Red River Rock

Red River for all Seasons

Mining established Red River in 1870, but tourism is what has kept it going. The area has something special for each season: skiing in the winter, fishing in the summer, hiking in the fall, and ziplining in the spring. The…

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Florida, Orlando

Epcot: Be a Kid Again

Epcot is for young and old. There is nothing like having permission to be a kid again. Recently, Bruce and I spent the day playing at Epcot in Orlando, Florida. What most people don’t know about this adult theme park…

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Surrounded by rock on all sides, this view is looking up 90 feet  from the bottom of our first rappel.
Moab, Utah

Canyonlands: Moab, UT

Stewart L. Udall, Secretary of the Interior, September 12, 1964: “…this area has been reserved as a National Park for all mankind, for all ages.” The confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers divide Canyonlands National Park into three sections:…

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Looking through the Eye of the Whale arch
Moab, Utah

Moab UT: Arches National Park

“Wilderness. The word itself is music.” ― Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire Arches National Park sits atop a 300 million year old underground salt bed. Over time, residue from floods covered the salt bed and was compressed into rock. The unstable…

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The magnificence of the Colorado Rockies
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado

SNOW TIME: A-Basin Opens

Excitement permeates the air this week for the opening of Arapahoe Basin on October 13th. Skis have been waxed, long-handles pulled from the back drawer, and goggles are shining greens, yellows and reds in the sunlight.  It’s SNOW TIME! Early…

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DreamMore REsort

Dollywood’s October Luminights in Tennessee

We can hardly wait to journey to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in mid-October to enjoy the Dollywood’s Harvest Festival with Great Pumpkin LumiNights when Timber Canyon and Wilderness Pass areas are filled with glowing pumpkins and thousands of special lights, creating…

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