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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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