86 Years Young

 A few weeks ago, my Nana (my mom’s mom) turned 86 and we got the WHOLE family together to celebrate. The majority of my extended family lives in New Jersey, but there are a few exceptions like myself and my sister. I also have an aunt, uncle and cousin who live in Alaska, cousin in…

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We are famous!

Okay, not really, but a local TV station did a piece on the lodge/hostel for their Backyard Adventures Series. A 2-minute segment on the news is enough fame for me! Here’s the link to watch the video (it’s only active for the next 2 weeks): http://www.tv3winchester.com/home/headlines/Backyard_Adventure__Bears_Den_Trail_Center_161436975.html

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SURPRISE!!

Aren’t you lucky? 2 posts in one weekend!!! My sister (QuickQuestion) traveled 376 miles by train, bus and car to surprise me for Memorial Day Weekend!!! She, Deal, and my parents were in cahoots to work out the incredibly complex logistics planning. My sister is about as directionally challenged as Deal is. In fact, I’m…

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Where we live

Well, so much for my “bonus post,” as it’s been almost 2 weeks! My “bonus post” was going to be pictures of where we live!!! It is so hard to explain in words and pictures don’t even really do it justice, but they should give you a better idea. You can enter the lodge through…

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Seis de Mayo

Hi there. Has it been 2 weeks? Oh, 3? Really? Oh boy. That means I missed my deadline for my biweekly blog post! I am sure y’all will be much more forgiving than my job is about missing deadlines … Overall, we had a pretty good 3 weeks, if you consider we had no car…

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FridayS the 13th

Friday the 13th, an ominous day known for bad luck. Instead of just one day, though, how about we’ve had several “Fridays the 13th” in a row. First, Deal was driving our new car and got a ticket. Not just any ticket. His first EVAH. Then, a few days later, Deal was driving our brand-new,…

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The 603

We returned to New Hampshire for our last week of freedom. We didn’t originally plan to visit the 603, but we got a call about a month ago about a house/cat sitting gig and thought … why not?? So we returned to our last state of residence and found that the things we loved about…

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