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Happy Second Anniversary!

As much as this is a travel blog it’s also a bit of a love story, so forgive my sudden burst of mushiness… You tell me we have been together for two years but I will have to take your … Read the rest of this entry

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Rochester NY – Garbage Plate

We arrived in the Rochester area on Thursday evening, having come down after a half day of work. Ruud’s friend Casey was there to greet us. We decided right off the bat to go for an old Rochester favorite, ordering … Read the rest of this entry

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Chasing Marbles – The Book

So after much thought and many people egging me on I have decided to take this blog, edit it accourdingly, pick out only the most beautiful of photos, and make a nice coffee table book out of it. I have … Read the rest of this entry

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Plane Ride to Holland – Weee!

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Whew, I am not sure where to start. The past two (or three?) days have been a whirlwind of activity. First there was the week before our trip, packing and finishing up our projects and gifts. There was the usual … Read the rest of this entry

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Europe, here we come!

24 hours from now we’ll be above the ocean in a plane on our way to Amsterdam. I passed the first part of my Cisco study and received another title & certificate and also got another promotion at work. It’s … Read the rest of this entry

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Going to a Concert… of some sort…

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I want to start this entry out by stating that I went to this concert fully knowing that I would very likely not appreciate it and that it is not a complaint or a critique in any regard, rather I … Read the rest of this entry

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Pumpkin Fest Keene NH

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Last Saturday we went to what was supposed to be the last Pumpkin Fest Keene had to offer. After 20 years of delighting the crowds many of its organizers have complained it has become a victim of its own success. … Read the rest of this entry

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Salem MA, Witch capital of the US

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Yesterday we decided to go to Salem Massachusetts, a town that really knows how to celebrate Halloween. It’s a place rife in history that knows how to tell a good story. In 1692 it was where the infamous witch trials … Read the rest of this entry

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Small Town Fun – Pumpkin Weigh-Off

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Today was Pumpkin Fest in town so we decided to go to the common and see what was going on. There was the usual flea market/craft fair, a Finnish baked goods stand, an elderly couple with an antique cider press, … Read the rest of this entry

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Wee paint! A new hobby?

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If you read the last entry you might be wondering what I’ve been doing with all those lovely paint supplies I got. Well… I have been trying to find my acrylic voice! Here are the four pieces I have had … Read the rest of this entry

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