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Oh, RATs!

Random Acts of Toys! My kids are used to my strange ideas by now. This latest one may have even taken them by surprise. This year, we read a book as a family while traveling called Loves Does by Bob … Continue reading

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The end of the road is a SPIT!

We drove to the end of the Kenai Peninsula, where the road ends, and out onto the Homer Spit! The Homer Spit is a long, narrow strip of land that reaches out into Kachemak Bay. We stayed at the Homer … Continue reading

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Water Day….rain, stream, snow, ,glacier and a lake

We arrived in Alaska in the middle of the night and headed directly to our rental RV to get some sleep in the parking lot of Great Alaskan Holidays before heading out on our adventure. A quick (okay, in all … Continue reading

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And the planning begins

  My first task in planning a family vacation is figuring out how we will get where we are going.  This summer we are going to Alaska and since we have limited vacation days, airports will be in our future.  … Continue reading

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Making A Right Turn

One of the goals that I have when it comes to vacations is connections.  Making connections with nature, history, community, and each other.  This summer we put a little twist on this idea.  We volunteered a morning of our time … Continue reading

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Earning Their Wings

Getting them ready to travel on their own.  Graduating from the house.  Raising future adults.  Growing up.  All of these phrases describe one of the main goals of parenting.  Our family loves to use travel and experiences to open our … Continue reading

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Birthday Trips

This post is a little different than my usual.  Today would have been my eldest son’s 18th birthday.  Unfortunately, due to severe congenital heart defects, Ian only got to spend 7 birthdays with us here on earth and now he … Continue reading

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