"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins

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Chasing 70s 2020 Part 7: Fidalgo Island, WA

We truly enjoyed the last two weeks on the Olympic Peninsula and the exploring the Olympic mountain range.  Knowing we have more mountains in our travel plans down the road, we made one last stop to visit the sea.  Our original plans were to stay on Whidbey Island and the Navy Base there.  We have

Fun with Friends – Midwest Trip Part 3

The third segment of our trip focused on visiting dear friends.  College friends of ours live in the Table Rock Lake area of Missouri near Branson and AF friends live just outside Oklahoma City.  We had never visited at either place and we thought it a great time to catch up.  Since we had the

Kansas City: Sophia – Midwest Trip Part 2

Part 2 of our Midwest trip was actually Reason #1: to see our granddaughter, Sophia.  Oh, and her parents as well J. We spent a wonderful week in the Kansas City area visiting, playing, snuggling and even some touring.   We had the added bonus of seeing our younger son, Matthew, and his wife, Sydney, there as

Kitt Peak

Tucson is known for many things, one of which is its dark skies.  Not only are the surrounding areas of Tucson extremely dark at night, the city has taken special efforts to make sure that nighttime lighting in the city does not destroy the pristine dark sky stargazing of the Sonoran Desert.  This past month

Holiday Traditions

We all have holiday traditions; some passed down to us by our parents, some we share with our extended families, and some we start on our own – like making cookies, opening a single gift on Christmas Eve, trimming the tree, watching Christmas movies.  You get the idea.  Well one of the family traditions we