Jersey Fierce…

The women in Mike’s family – his mother Barbara and his sister Michele – are strong women with their own minds and opinions.  They are not to be trifled with.  I must say, I feel like I belong in this family. There is no pussyfooting around, no tongues held, and no sidestepping – Barbara and Michele are…
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Hello Jersey Shore!

Well, here I am in New Jersey.  Mike, his kids, Cheyenne, and I are out visiting his family and also doing a short visit to DC.  I met Mike’s family a little over a year and half ago when we visited them in Florida and absolutely love them!  They are my kind of people to…
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Perfect…unless You Have Alligators.

When I make travel plans for the family one of my first agenda items is making plans for pet care.  Our dogs gleefully go to Sheyenne River Kennels – they love it there.  I do believe they look forward to our vacations so they can have their own little vacation at the kennels. But care…
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I’ll Be Back…soon.

The final chapter of the longest Saturday ever was a stop at my cousin Scott and his husband Seann’s lovely home in Three Mile Bay, New York.  Their home overlooks an expansive lakefront and is about as serene a place you can find.  The place, combined with the people, made for the perfect end to…
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The Ugly American…

Saturday was our last day in Canada.  It was a long day that got off to a bad start and got worse before it got better.  The complexities of the day were so great that I need to share them in three separate blog posts.  There simply is too much to tell to cram it into…
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