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With airfare skyrocketing and gas prices having us stalled in traffic, the thought of a summer vacation may seem more … Continue reading Itching for Summer Vacation – Europe is Not Out of Reach
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This past week I was on a cruise with my family. Although the majority of passengers were American, the staff … Continue reading Universal Worlds
Easter is only days aways and if you have children in the house, there are likely eggs appearing in baskets … Continue reading An Egg-zalent Week!
I grew up knowing a number of famous rabbits. Beatrix Potter’s, Peter Cottontail, The Easter Bunny, of course, and my … Continue reading Easter Bunny Season?
Some of us have an attachment to pretzels. They are easy to munch as a snack. Many airlines have resorted … Continue reading A Twist for Lent