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My Vacation: Part I

Our vacation destination was a cottage on a lake located about six hours from our home. It’s a long drive and, as is usually the case, we left late. We also hit traffic. As a result, we arrived after dark. … Continue reading

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That Powerful Smell

Earlier this year we took a three-day vacation at an indoor water park. We all had a great time. The kids didn’t want to leave, and they still say that they’d like to go live there. One thing about the … Continue reading

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Vacation Story

Last year we vacationed in New Hampshire. There weren’t a heck of a lot of obvious destination activities in that area of the country. But, since we liked interesting minerals, and one of Livia’s favorite activities was picking up rocks, … Continue reading

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May 27, 2002

England, Here I Am! The train pulled into Bath at a time that was morning for the British, but well past bedtime for us. The first order of business was to acquire some English currency. This we accomplished the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Five-State Fun

I am so far behind on blogging! The events referred to in this post actually occurred last month, but I want to remember them and so I will tell you about them, even though they are already starting to feel … Continue reading

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Vacation’s End

As you know, the highlight of my first day of vacation was the Untamed Glen, on the second day it was Niagara Falls and on the third day it was the Corning Museum of Glass. That accounts for the 14th, … Continue reading

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Vacation Day 3

On my third day of vacation, we went to the Corning Museum of Glass. My grandfather used to work for Corning, which may be the reason why my parents took me and my brother there so many times when we … Continue reading

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Vacation Day 2

On the second day of my vacation, we all went to Niagara Falls. I had never been there before, but I wasn’t expecting much. It’s a huge and famous waterfall, but it also has a sappy reputation, thanks to all … Continue reading

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Vacation Day 1

For our family vacation this year, we managed to talk my mom into renting a cottage on Keuka Lake (one of the Finger Lakes in New York state) instead of the usual Chesapeake Bay locale. Not that Maryland isn’t nice, … Continue reading

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Wilted Woods

The woods were dark and lonely yesterday evening. The clouds had prematurely aged the day, and the looming threat of rain kept all but the serious joggers at home. It was so quiet that I heard every rustle as various … Continue reading

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