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Christmas Festivities – Part II

Our Christmas visits continued in Denver this week with Justin’s family. Some nice traditions have been established here as well: Christmas Eve Mass, Christmas Eve dinner at J’s mom’s and more »

Christmas Festivities – Part I

Tis the season for crowded airports and long days of travel! At least for us. We have completed our first round of holiday visits with a quick trip to the more »

More Visitors at Fenton!

I can’t say this enough. I LOVE hosting people! So given the fact we’ve stayed in one place for more than a few months, Fenton Ranch keeps on proving to more »

Thanksgiving at Fenton Ranch

We successfully hosted our first Thanksgiving at Fenton Ranch! J’s mom, sister, husband and 2 kids drove from Denver for the celebration. We haven’t hosted a Thanksgiving–much less any holiday–since more »

Currently: September

Currently living/working in: We’ve taught 4 fifth grade classes and 4 fourth grade classes for the private school at Fenton Ranch and will be finishing up the season with second graders! more »

Virginia: Family, Friends and Storage Units

We’re making our way West after 3 very full weeks on the East Coast. We only had 5 events in the East, but if you’ve been reading my previous posts, more »

Family Time in Connecticut/New Jersey

We spent the long holiday weekend in the tristate area. Most of my family lives here, so there were PLENTY of people to visit, and we still can never see more »

Florida: The Sunshine State

Justin & I both read 1.5 books this past weekend. It was the kind of relaxation we really needed. Life has been moving at 90mph lately, and with some minor more »

Christmas Traditions

I love Christmas traditions and I love how every family has different ones. Growing up, there are a few key traditions I cherished the most: opening our very awesome Advent more »

Fenton Ranch Visitors

It used to be, no matter where we lived, we would have a revolving door of visitors. Nowadays, we live even more in the boondocks than ever, and only a more »

Birthday Celebrations

Once upon a time, I told Justin that my 20-year high school reunion (more on that in another post) was taking place in New Jersey the week of his birthday more »

Alaska Adventures – Part 2

We have wrapped up our time in Alaska–sadly. I have been here three times and all three times, I fall deeper in love with the state. Justin’s love for Alaska, more »

Currently: May

Currently living/working in: For the first time in a very long time, J & I have been apart. Just about 3,500 miles apart! I have been in Paonia, Colorado, doing a more »

Hasta Luego, Colorado

When we arrived in Denver on Dec. 10, we didn’t really know how long we’d stay. We knew we were getting our Wilderness First Responder cert and J would be more »

Colorado Hut Trip: Section House

***Don’t miss out on entering our giveaway contest two posts back*** J & I did our third 10th Mountain Division Hut trip in Colorado. Our first was to Polar Star Inn in more »

Merry Merry

For most of our 13 years together, J & I have spent Christmas mornings with my family at my sister’s house in Connecticut. Sure we celebrated with his family either more »

Interim Visits

We start our new (secret) caretaking gig on Monday, so we’ve been bouncing all over the place these last few weeks since we left Maine. J even took a quick more »

Currently: July

Currently just departed from: New Jersey. We were in NJ from July 1-17, with a few brief side trips, like for the high points and HCA reunion. Once again, it was more »

Virginia Beach

Not many extended families can really say they all get along, but J’s family can. As such, they have maintained a great tradition of family reunions. A first family reunion more »

New Jersey

We are back in Danville and I must say, we had a great time in Jersey. It was jam-packed, as usual, but we got to see a bunch of folks. more »

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