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Got My Eye on Zion…And Sugar

Sugar’s been a bit of a troublemaker… Sugar at Port Huron last summer But you’ll have to wait until the end of this post to get the scoop. First, let’s go to Zion, OK? Rob and I left our free campsite in the Mojave and headed east…

To Russian River with Love

I’m glowing as I write this.  We have a new Daughter. Peter and Sarah’s wedding was beautiful.  I cried as I watched my children Peter, Joel, then Joy walk down the aisle.  By the time Sarah got to the altar, I was a sweet happy mama…

Kayaking the South Fork

We’ve enjoyed getting to know the  North Fork of the St. Lucie River, which is just near our home. As you know from previous posts, wild, lush jungle surrounds you as you paddle through the wilderness. We’ve heard stories that the South Fork, near Stuart, is…

Bonsai and Butterflies: A Visit to Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Want to see some beautiful flowers?  Heathcote Botanical Gardens is a ‘must see’ when you visit the Treasure Coast. We decided we needed to see what all the fuss was about and weren’t disappointed.  Let’s go on a garden tour! I expected the traditional…

A Trip Back in History

Do you like learning about history? When I was younger, I didn’t spend much time thinking about the past.  I was so busy educating myself, raising children and working that I probably just didn’t have the intellectual energy to dwell on it much.  But that&#8217…

The Other Florida

When most people think of Florida, Disney and Miami’s beaches immediately come to mind. But there are other attractions in Florida that are less well known and less visited that are more amazing and beautiful than anything Disney offers. I look for these opportunities and am never disappointed…

It’s Another Day in Paradise: Hiking the George LeStrange Preserve

I woke up and walked outside this morning and thought to myself, “It’s another day in Paradise.” The sky glittered brilliant blue, triggering a memory of Rob’s grandmother, now long gone.  Rob’s family summered in the White Mountains in New Hampshire.  On…