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A VISIT TO THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY IN AMERICA

Good Morning. This weekend will be bittersweet for the my family and me.  That is because we will be watching our son Taylor say goodbye to Duke University which has been his home for the past 4 years.  As a proud member of the Duke University Class of 2014, he will be graduating from this […]

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LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN – THE DAILY BREAD

Bon Jour! A friend of mine is planning a trip to Paris and wanted some advice.  I love helping friends with their travel plans because, not only do I get to relive some of my own journeys around the world, but I also get to live vicariously through their travels. So, my girlfriend and I […]

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HAPPY “BIRTH” DAY AT CAFE MILANO!

Today is a happy day! Why? Because I am a new Grandmother.  My son Nathan and his beautiful wife Louisa had a new baby boy on March 1st.  His name is Wills. Wills has a big sister, Elle, who you may remember recently celebrated her 1st birthday.  I shared with you her Panda Birthday Party […]

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QUITE SIMPLY THE FINEST RESTAURANT IN LAKE TAHOE

Hello! As I told you in a previous post, my husband Brad and I have recently returned from Lake Tahoe, where we watched our son, Austin, ski race in the California State Championships. This trip we rented a condo in Northstar Village which technically is located in Truckee, California.  But, on a previous trip to […]

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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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