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Coffeeneuring in Santa Fe

Getting super caffeinated has brought me back to my blog! I’m a weird kind of coffee snob – I can’t drink the sludge that passes for coffee in many restaurants yet I drink… Continue reading

What If Your Traditions Are Goofy?

Milk carton boat races – yes that means boats made out of milk cartons – make sense in a dairy state with 10,000 lakes. It’s summertime in Minneapolis and one of the traditions… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Manchester UK

I attended the Manchester Business School for a semester back in the day. This postcard was from a visit as my niece was finishing her time studying abroad in Manchester. The city has… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Key West Florida

You’ll have interesting neighbors down in the Florida Keys. The green iguana is not native to Florida and it seems that they have friends and foes alike. Some folks feel that the iguana… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Madeline Island

The shoreline can be stark in the Apostle Islands. Madeline Island is the largest and the only inhabited island of the Lake Superior’s 22 Apostle Islands. It is also the only island that… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Wailea Maui

Temporary sand art that will be gone with the tide. This unknown artist had several creatures greeting us on the beach in Wailea on the southern part of Maui. If only they knew… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Casà Mila Barcelona

A post from friends has me pining for Spain. Barcelona is filled with the architecture of Antoni Gaudí including this rooftop on the Casà Mila. The curvature of seemingly every surface is compelling.… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Monterey California

Home of the world-class Monterey Bay Aquarium, this coastal town has plenty to explore. Sailing, kayaking, diving, and whale watching tours bring people out into the Bay while the shops and restaurants of… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Makena Bay Maui

Exotic flowers bloom in the shadow of volcanos throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Makena Bay is located south of the town of Wailea on Maui’s southern section of the island. The Queen Emma Lily… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Nairn Falls British Columbia

The mountain top trails were still closed due to snow… in July! A short drive north from Whistler, BC we found a nice, flat trail to Nairn Falls that was not snowbound. Perfect… Continue reading