Category Archives: Travels

Heading to Alaska… again!

Twenty-one years ago, the summer between my Junior and Senior year of college, I traveled to Alaska by myself.  There was a college student from my church in NH who was a bush pilot in AK during the summer and … Continue reading

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When Waves Come Crashing In…

Life is crazy the next couple of weeks… some of it my doing, some of it not.  I have been learning of late, when the waves of life begin to churn and the details of the day seem to be … Continue reading

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Servants Among Them…

I arrived yesterday in NH to visit my sister and her family. Today my nieces and nephew had their homeschool co-op. My sister sweet-talked me into teaching her Botany class to the 4th graders, which really didn’t take much cuz I … Continue reading

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Indiana Farm – Combine and Corn Header

I had the privilege of going to Boonville, Indiana to look at a commercial farm.  I’d only seen the equipment used for these large farms in magazines. Before we arrived at our destination, of course, we had to stop at … Continue reading

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Tennessee Rock Trail – Mountain City, GA

Thought it would be a good idea to hike the trail we are recommending for the Ladies’ Homestead Retreat. Yesterday a friend and I drove up to Mountain City, GA to Black Rock Mountain State Park to hike the Tennessee … Continue reading

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From Seattle to Lake Stevens

After our visit in Seattle, it was time to head to Lake Stevens to the north. But not after one more trip up the Space Needle… The views from the observation deck are amazing – especially on a clear day. … Continue reading

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Trip to Seattle WA – Pike Place Market

I couldn’t wait to get to Pike Place Market when we were visiting Seattle.  I have such fond memories of the market. Before we had children (how long ago was that???), Dave and I would go to the market on … Continue reading

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Lion’s Club International Convention – Seattle WA July, 2011

Ahhh, Seattle, WA – the city I traveled to when I went to Alaska by myself in 1982, the first place I lived after I was married, the place where 5 of my children were born, the place where I … Continue reading

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Cascadia Creamery – Trout Lake, WA

Whenever I go on vacation, I like to check out local farms or other places that are related to homesteading.  I was excited about the Trout Lake area because it was touted as being “organic”. I was staying at a … Continue reading

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Narceus Americanus Millipede

Over the weekend, a friend and I went hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The trail we took was covered with a canopy of trees and wound its way along the river.  We each had a camera so it was … Continue reading

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