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A VISIT TO NORTHSTAR RESORT IN LAKE TAHOE

Hello There! Over the course of my son Austin’s ski racing career, we have traveled to Lake Tahoe many times for races.  There are over a dozen world class ski resorts in the Tahoe area. And, as you may have gathered by now, I love to travel.  So, following my son to a ski race […]

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THE BENEFITS OF BEING A SKI RACER MOM

Hi Y’all! You may remember in a previous post I told you I thought it was better to be a soccer mom than a ski racer mom. Well, having just returned from 5 glorious days in Lake Tahoe, where my husband and I watched our son, Austin, compete in the California State Championship Ski Races, […]

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THE COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR PART 1 – SERENBE, GEORGIA

Look what I got in the mail today!  It is a postcard outlining the Commencement Weekend festivities at Duke University. It is hard to believe that it has been almost 4 years since my son, Taylor, went off to attend Duke.  Now, in a few shorts months, he will be a college graduate.  On the […]

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DUKE BASKETBALL – LIVE FROM CAMERON STADIUM!

My son, Taylor, is a devil, a BLUE DEVIL that is! So come basketball season we all get a little wild and crazy around here.  We don Duke T shirts, or in Taylor’s case, he dons blue paint…… Megaphones are used to proclaim our excitement.  We want to make sure that the entire mountain knows […]

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VISITING THE U.S. BOTANIC GARDEN CONSERVATORY- WASHINGTON, DC

OK folks, I know it’s the dead of winter and it’s not really time to think about gardening and all, but I’m on a roll here, so please bear with me. Remember how I told you in a previous post that I got a greenhouse for Christmas? Well, now that I am the proud owner of my […]

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EXPLORING BIG BEAR CALIFORNIA

Hi There! If you’ve been following along, you already know my husband and I bought this little fixer-upper cottage in nearby Big Bear Lake, California. After 6 long months of renovation, the cottage now looks like this in the summer…… And, like this in winter. Our cottage is located about 25 beautiful miles away from Lake […]

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