"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."

- Augustine of Hippo


"And I think to myself, what a wonderful world."

- Louie Armstrong

"Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow."

- Anita Desai

" Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer."

"Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else."

- Lawrence Block

We have seen places our parents could only imagine in their wildest dreams!

As we travel, we plan to fill the pages with what we learn as we explore this beautiful world and meet its magnificent people. We hope all who stumble upon these pages will enjoy what they find here and will be inspired to get out of town!

Colorful New England

We’ve been driving all over the Granite State and the Green Mountain State, and all the while, I’ve put a good bit of thought into why New Englanders seem to celebrate fall way more enthusiastically than we do. Here is my theory: I think that it is because it is just so darn pretty here…

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Wonderful Wine Country

I cannot begin to describe how fabulous it feels to be on the loose again after the year of the pandemic. We are wrapping up an unforgettable week in California’s incredible wine country where we spent four glorious days enjoying all that the region has to offer. We savored every minute of the food and…

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Santa Fe and the Secret City

The needle on the fun-meter of this trip shot way up as we headed south from Taos the other day. Just the sight of Taos in the rear view mirror made us smile. Our first stop was at Los Alamos, New Mexico to see the site of the Manhattan Project’s secret city. The Manhattan Project…

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Touring Taos

My momma always told me that if I couldn’t say something nice, I shouldn’t say anything at all. Sorry to disappoint, but I just have to say this: Move along, folks. There’s nothing to see here. We are winding up a two night stay in Taos, New Mexico, and, to be completely honest with you,…

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The Wit and Wisdom of Walt

       “Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy.”   ~~~Walt Disney   Being five years old is kinda cool in our family. It’s a pretty big deal. Several things happen without fail. For one thing, you get your portrait painted before those baby teeth start falling out. Secondly,…

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Papa’s Polydactyls

“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”   —-Ernest Hemingway   I must admit that I am not particularly a fan of the writing of Ernest Hemingway. I’ve probably slogged through three of his books, but honestly, I find his life…

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Miami Vices

You really have to give “Crawfish” Eddie Walker credit for coming up with a genius way to skirt pesky laws. In 1933, near the end of Prohibition, he built his shack on stilts above the water on the sand banks at the edge of Biscayne Bay in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Eddie was ostensibly a purveyor…

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