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A VISIT TO BEAUFORT BY BOAT

Hello and happy 4th of July weekend! I hope you are enjoying a wonderful, relaxing and fun time celebrating our nation’s independence. I’m doing something really special with my family and will be reporting back on our exciting adventure soon. In the meantime I’ve been reminiscing about a visit to Beaufort by boat. Beaufort, North […]

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CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE RIVER CRUISE

Chicago Architecture River Cruise It has been three years since my son moved to Chicago to attend the University of Chicago Law School. It seems like just yesterday that I was helping him decorate his studio apartment. The following year his then fiancée finished medical school in Philadelphia, moved to Chicago for her Residency, and […]

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A VISIT TO MERCADO LITTLE SPAIN IN NYC

As I mentioned in my recent Sundays With Celia Vol 83 post, we started our 3 week vacation in New York City, the place where we joined Oceania’s cruise ship Marina for a 14 day Transatlantic voyage. But before embarking on the cruise we spent 2 days doing a few things I hadn’t done before, […]

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HOW WE SPENT FIVE FABULOUS DAYS IN PALMETTO BLUFF

Well howdy! Thanks for joining me here in lowcountry South Carolina. I am very excited to share with you how we spent five fabulous days in Palmetto Bluff. In fact I’m so excited that I’ll warn you right now, this is a long post. I just have so much I want to share from our […]

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OUR AWESOME VACATION RENTAL IN PALMETTO BLUFF

Hi There! I’m so excited to tell you about our awesome vacation rental in Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina. It’s where we have just returned from enjoying a week’s retreat with my DC dwelling son and my wonderful 2 grandchildren. The kiddos had their winter break from school, so my son invited us to join them […]

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ESCAPING THE WINTER COLD FOR LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND

Escaping The Winter Cold For Little Gasparilla Island In southwest Florida, just north of Gasparilla Island and the tony town of Boca Grande, lies a small tropical barrier island known as Little Gasparilla Island. This is where my new daughter-in-law’s family has owned property for 3 generations. As a way of saying thank you for […]

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OUR ONE THOUSAND MILE THANKSGIVING ROAD TRIP

Brad and I have recently returned from our one thousand mile Thanksgiving road trip, and for that reason I’ve been a little absent from the blog. But I’m back, getting caught up with holiday decorating, shopping, and party planning. It’s such a busy time of year that it’s sometimes hard to stop and enjoy the […]

OUR ONE THOUSAND MILE THANKSGIVING ROAD TRIP | The Glass House, New Canaan, CT | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN VICTORIA

Greetings! If you’ve been following along lately you’ll know that I have recently returned from a short Princess Cruise from Los Angeles to Vancouver, with one port of call in Victoria, British Columbia. Victoria had been on my bucket list for decades and ironically enough, I have now visited this charming city twice in the last […]

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