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WISCONSIN – Devil’s Lake State Park

WISCONSIN – Devil’s Lake State Park

Devil's Lake State Park With its 9,217 acres, Devil’s Lake State Park, located in Baraboo, is Wisconsin’s largest state park.  I’ve been visiting this park since I was a child.  We typically hiked the West Bluff Trail from the North shore and returned to the beach on...

WISCONSIN – Ice Age National Scenic Trail

WISCONSIN – Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Ice Age National Scenic Trail I love hiking, and I'm lucky to live just steps from the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.  The trail is 1,200 miles long and travels through 31 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. It generally follows the outline of the last glacier. The southwest...

WISCONSIN

WISCONSIN

WISCONSIN These are some of my favorite places in Wisconsin: Wisconsin - Devils Lake State Park Wisconsin - Ice Age National Scenic Trail Live Your Dreams – Join the Dream Team facebookinstagramyoutubeCopyright © 2021 Kim Marie Live Your Dreams ◊ Privacy Policy ◊...

COLORADO – Day 5

COLORADO – Day 5

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – Golden, CO We slept in. We packed up and left the AirBnB around 9:00. We went to Mon Cheri in Lafayette for breakfast.  Lexie had “the King” Biscuit (peanut butter, banana, and bacon) and a terrible latte.  I felt bad that we didn’t go back...

COLORADO – Day 4

COLORADO – Day 4

Monday, April 15, 2019 – Rocky Mountain National Park We were out the door at 8:00 a.m. We ate breakfast at Tangerine in Lafayette.  Lexie had fruit, yogurt, and granola.  I had a Monte Cristo sandwich. After breakfast, we drove through Estes Park to Rocky Mountain...

COLORADO – Day 3

COLORADO – Day 3

Sunday, April 14, 2019 – Boulder, CO Lexie finally slept.  We were on the road again by 8:00 a.m.  We drove to Boulder (population approximately 104,000).  First stop: Dushanbe TeaHouse.  I had my first chai latte.  It was delicious!  Lexie had Eggs Benedict and...

COLORADO – Day 2

COLORADO – Day 2

Saturday, April 13, 2019 – Denver, CO We stuck to our only plan . . . to be on the road by 8:00 a.m. each morning. This day, we drove back to Denver.  Denver, the Mile High City, is the capital of Colorado and has a population of approximately 727,000. First Stop:...

COLORADO – Day 1

COLORADO – Day 1

Friday, April 12, 2019 – Lafayette, CO Lexie got off a 12-hour night shift and drove to my house.  She arrived around 8:15 a.m.  After a few bites to eat and a few minutes of small talk, she announced that she was going to take a nap, but that she didn’t want to sleep...

COLORADO – 2019

COLORADO – 2019

COLORADO I've been to Colorado several times.  In March of 2019, my daughter looked ahead at her schedule and realized she had a few days off in April.  She asked if I'd be interested in taking a quick trip with her to cross a National Park off her bucket list.  I...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 9

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 9

DAY 9 - Saturday, 5/6/17 – Kansas to Wisconsin We got on the road early.  We stopped at a huge flea market about an hour outside of Topeka.  We thought about spending the night in Des Moines, Iowa, but in the end, we just drove straight home. We had a lot of fun on...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 8

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 8

DAY 8 - Friday, 5/5/17 – Colorado to Kansas Unfortunately, we didn’t have time to ride the cable car up to Pikes Peak and the shops were not open yet by the time we headed out of Manitou Springs.  I definitely need to go back to Manitou Springs! We finished the...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 7

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 7

DAY 7 - Thursday, 5/4/17 - Colorado Our plan was to drive straight to the Garden of the Gods.  If we got on the road by 8:00 am, we’d be there around 3:00, with a stop for lunch. I slept in a little and there was a problem with the gas station’s ability to process...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 6

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 6

DAY 6 - Wednesday, 5/3/17 – Arizona to Colorado We were on Desert View Drive again by about 5:00 am.  We stopped back at the Watch Tower – it was open this time. – we took a few photos before heading out of the park. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Yavapai Lodge and...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 5

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 5

DAY 5 - Tuesday, 5/2/17 – Grand Canyon National Park The next morning we got up to see the sunrise at the Geology Museum lookout.  I really wanted to sleep in, but Forrest encouraged me to get up.  It was worth it.  Plus, Forrest thinks the sunrise is beautiful like...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 4

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 4

DAY 4 - Monday, 5/1/17 – New Mexico to Arizona After another morning of hotel waffles, we filled the car up with gas.  Forrest was approached by a skanky woman at the gas station asking for money. I recommend that you skip all outposts until you get to Yellow Horse on...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 3

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 3

DAY 3 - Sunday 4/30/2017 – Oklahoma to New Mexico Sunday, April 30, was my birthday!  We got out of Dodge – I mean Oklahoma City – as soon as possible Sunday morning.  The heavy rains had ended, but it was drizzly all morning and there were crazy straight line winds. ...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 2

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 2

DAY 2 - Saturday 4/29/17 – Illinois to Oklahoma Day 2, Forrest quickly learned that I am not a very good navigator.  I’m not Johnny-On-The-Spot tuning in radio stations, either.  Nor am I very quick at getting photos of cool things while driving by. Despite a couple...

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 1

Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 1

DAY 1 - Friday 4/28/17 – Wisconsin to Illinois Friday, April 28, 2017, was the start of our 9-Day road trip along Route 66 to the Grand Canyon and back - on a shoestring budget.  Forrest and I left Madison, Wisconsin at 4:12 pm and arrived in Staunton, Illinois at...

ROUTE 66 & GRAND CANYON – 2017

ROUTE 66 & GRAND CANYON – 2017

ROUTE 66 & GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK In 2017, Forrest and I took a 9-Day road trip along Route 66 to the Grand Canyon and back – on a shoestring budget.  Read here about our mostly grand adventure: Route 66 & Grand Canyon – DAY 1 Route 66 & Grand Canyon –...

EUROPE – Day 21

EUROPE – Day 21

DAY 21 - Saturday, July 13, 2019 – Vienna >> Chicago I slept well.  Anna made the Uber arrangements for me.  I thought she said it would take 17 minutes to get to the airport.  It was a little tricky waiting for the Uber because I needed the wi-fi in Anna’s...

EUROPE – Day 20

EUROPE – Day 20

DAY 20 - Friday, July 12, 2019 – Vienna, Austria In the morning, Anna told me she thought that last night’s death was due to natural causes.  We got ready and went into the city to look for a birthday present for her parents to give one of the friends who they’ll be...

EUROPE – Day 19

EUROPE – Day 19

DAY 19 - Thursday, July 11, 2019 – Vienna, Austria Silvio was gone to work by the time I woke. Before I left the U.S., I had asked Anna if we could visit Purbach (where my Brunner ancestors are from) and Zwettl, Austria.  She let me know before I arrived that we could...

EUROPE – Day 18

EUROPE – Day 18

DAY 18 - Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – Scharding, Austria I woke at Silvio’s house and showered in his clear glass door bathroom.  Susanna, Anna and I had delicious breads, cheeses, and fruit for breakfast.  Anna bought me Manner cereal because she knows Americans (well...

EUROPE – Day 17

EUROPE – Day 17

DAY 17 - Tuesday, July 9, 2019 – Munich >> Passau >> Scharding We woke early in the morning.  I watched Barbara stress over packing her suitcase.  She used Ceil’s scale, but it never got below 50 pounds. We grabbed a sack breakfast: apple, juice, two...

EUROPE – Day 16

EUROPE – Day 16

DAY 16 - Monday, July 8, 2019 – Lindau >>Nymphenburg >> Munich Barbara and I ate breakfast with Dick and Linda this morning.  Misa and Dick had a $160 cab ride to and from the hospital.  Dan’s daughter is flying to Germany today.  Dan is expected to have...

EUROPE – Day 15

EUROPE – Day 15

DAY 15 - Sunday, July 7, 2019 – Lindau >> Rankweil-Vaduz (Liechnenstein) >> Sankt Gallen, Switzerland Today we had the Best Breakfast Buffet EVER!  Pancakes, hashbrowns, sausages, donuts, meats, cheese, breads, and juices.  Ceceila kept us entertained with...

EUROPE – Day 14

EUROPE – Day 14

DAY 14 - Saturday, July 6, 2019 – Fussen >> Bregenz >> Lindau We spent the day around Bodensee, also known as Lake Constance.  It is bordered by three countries: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In Bregenz, Austria, we walked around town, near Bodensee. ...

EUROPE – Day 13

EUROPE – Day 13

DAY 13 - Friday, July 5, 2019 – Innbruck >> Wieskirche >> Neuschwanstein >> Fussen After another breakfast buffet at Hotel Grauer Bar, the bus took us to an unplanned stop: Oberammergau where the passion play is performed every ten years.  You must...

EUROPE – Day 12

EUROPE – Day 12

DAY 12 - Thursday, July 4, 2019 – Innsbruck, Austria We had breakfast at Hotel Grauer Bar.  The buffets are getting better and better. After breakfast, a local tour guide took us around Old Towne – it is through the first arch of the courthouse!  How did Barbara and I...

EUROPE – Day 11

EUROPE – Day 11

DAY 11 - Wednesday, July 3, 2019 – Golling >> Zell am See >> Krimml Waterfalls >> Wattens After another buffet breakfast in the hotel, I ran across the street to the small shop and bought a German mountain biking birthday card.  We waited for the bus...

EUROPE – Day 10

EUROPE – Day 10

DAY 10 - Tuesday, July 2, 2019 – Golling >> Kellhein >> Eagle’s Nest >> Kongsee >> Golling Breakfast was another delicious Hotel Adler buffet.  We drove to Kehlsteinhaus (Eagles Nest).  This Third Reich building erected atop the summit of the...

EUROPE – Day 9

EUROPE – Day 9

DAY 9 - Monday, July 1, 2019 – Golling >> Salzburg >> Hallein >> Golling Today was another amazing day!  We had a breakfast buffet in the hotel. It was delicious.  One woman from our group was feeling ill and decided to stay behind. We walked through...

EUROPE – Day 8

EUROPE – Day 8

DAY 8 - Sunday, June 30, 2019 – Munich >> Salzberg >> Golling We ate breakfast in the Hotel TRYP. On the bus ride to Salzburg, we stopped at a convenience store with a view overlooking Austria.  I had lunch at McDonalds inside the truck stop.  I bought...

EUROPE – Day 7

EUROPE – Day 7

DAY 7 - Saturday, June 29, 2019 – Munich >> Dachau >> Munich After a buffet breakfast at Hotel TRYP, our new bus driver, Joseph, took us to Munich.  I don’t Joseph is as good of a driver as Vladymir. Munich (Munchen) is the capital city of Bavaria.  Munich...

EUROPE – DAY 6

EUROPE – DAY 6

DAY 6 - Friday, June 28 – Chodova Plana >> Regensburg >> Munich Before heading to Germany, we had breakfast at U Sladka.  More variety – including cherry filled donuts and pudding! Germany (Deutschland) consists of 16 states and covers almost 138,000...

EUROPE – DAY 5

EUROPE – DAY 5

DAY 5 - Thursday, June 27, 2019 – Prague >> Becov Castle >> Marianske Lazne Breakfast.  Same as the last two days.  After saying good-bye to David and his parents at the adorable Penzion Ganymed, we were off to Becov Castle in West Bohemia.  On the bus...

EUROPE – DAY 4

EUROPE – DAY 4

DAY 4 - Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – Prague Morning came way too soon!  After breakfast, we took the tram to the Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle).  It was built in the 9th century. Unbelievable!  It is so huge!  There was an armed soldier guarding the castle.  According to...

EUROPE – DAY 3

EUROPE – DAY 3

DAY 3 - Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – Prague What a day! We had a delicious breakfast at the Penzion Ganymed.  But, in case you’re wondering, CAJ TEA is NOT chai tea.  After breakfast, eleven people in our group took the bus with Misa and George to their ancestral places....

EUROPE – DAY 2

EUROPE – DAY 2

DAY 2 - Monday, June 24, 2019 – Arrival in Prague, Czech Republic After about 18 hours of travel (approximately 24 hours without sleep, except for my two-hour nap from Chicago to Switzerland), we landed in Prague.  We collected our checked bags, and I exchanged $80US...

EUROPE – DAY 1

EUROPE – DAY 1

DAY 1 - Sunday, June 23 – Chicago >> Prague EUROPE – 2019Drei Madchen im Europe – Three Girls in EuropeMY FAVORITE THINGS On June 23, 2019, I set off for Europe with my friends, Barbara and Marlene – and 26 other people I’d never met.  Well, that’s not entirely...

EUROPE – 2019

EUROPE – 2019

EUROPE – 2019Drei Madchen im Europe – Three Girls in EuropeMY FAVORITE THINGS In the Spring of 2018, my friend, Marlene mentioned that she was planning to take a trip with her daughter and son-in-law, and several of her son-in-law’s family members to the Czech...

ALASKA – DAY 14

ALASKA – DAY 14

THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012 – FAIRBANKS, AK We talked about panning for gold or taking a drive to see the Alaskan pipeline. Instead, we decided to explore the city on foot.  We strolled along the Chena Riverwalk.  We visited the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race...

ALASKA – DAY 13

ALASKA – DAY 13

  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012 – DENALI >> FAIRBANKS, AK We heard about a large fire in Homer on the news this morning before we left for our four-hour, side-by-side Denali ATV Adventure tour on the historic Stampede Trail.   On the shuttle ride from the Denali...

ALASKA – DAY 12

ALASKA – DAY 12

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 – DENALI NATIONAL PARK We grabbed a take-n-go lunch at Subway in Healy before meeting our motor coach at the Wilderness Access Center at 9:00 am.  Denali Park Road is a treacherous, winding two-lane road with no shoulders.  Private vehicles are...

ALASKA – DAY 11

ALASKA – DAY 11

MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012 – ANCHORAGE, AK  – DENALI  Sadly, this is where my trip notes end.  But, I’ll do my best to finish the rest of the story now - 8 years later. We checked out of the hotel and arrived at the Alaska Railroad depot by 7:30 am to check-in with the Gray...

ALASKA – DAY 10

ALASKA – DAY 10

SUNDAY, JULY 8 – HOMER >> ANCHORAGE, AK We woke up bright and early, ate our fruit and cinnamon rolls, and headed to the harbor by 6:30 am.  We met Captain John, two crew members, and 15 other guests at Dock C-17.  Nautilady pulled out of the harbor and went...

ALASKA – DAY 9

ALASKA – DAY 9

SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012 – SEWARD >> HOMER, AK We checked out of Harborview Inn around 9:15 am and started our 175-mile trip to Homer.  We traveled 37 miles back up Seward Highway and turned west on Sterling Highway at Moose Pass driving straight across the Kenai...

ALASKA – DAY 8

ALASKA – DAY 8

FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012 – GIRDWOOD >> SEWARD I woke up around 8:00 am, showered, and got ready.  I asked T.J. if he wanted to ride the Aleyska Tram up to the top of Mt. Aleyska with me.  He declined.  The tram moved up the mountain – 2,300 feet - at half speed; it...

ALASKA – DAY 7

ALASKA – DAY 7

THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012 – JUNEAU >> ANCHORAGE >> GIRDWOOD, AK T.J. and I ate breakfast at the Capital Café in the Baranof Hotel. He didn’t like his reindeer sausage.  We took a Capital Cab to the airport.  We saw the Mendenhall Glacier again as our plane...

ALASKA – DAY 6

ALASKA – DAY 6

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012 – JUNEAU, AK The next morning, we grabbed a pastry and did a little shopping.  We found a place along the curb and watched the 4th of July parade at 11:00.  It was awesome! It was a little too long, though.  But, We got some great pictures with...

ALASKA – DAY 5

ALASKA – DAY 5

TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012 – PETERSBURG >> JUNEAU In the morning, T.J. slept in.  I walked down to the lobby past the continental breakfast. I saw weird looking muffins, and walked out the door.  I went to Papa Bear’s for a waffle.  Afterwards, I walked down to the...

ALASKA – DAY 4

ALASKA – DAY 4

MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012 - WRANGELL >> PETERSBURG I woke at 6:00 am, thinking we had to leave at 6:30 for a 7:30 am departure.  It turns out the ferry is departing at 8:30 am.  Good thing.  Because, I knocked on T.J.’s door at 6:30; he wasn’t awake yet.  At 7:00 am,...

ALASKA – DAY 3

ALASKA – DAY 3

SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012 – KETCHIKAN >>WRANGELL It was rainy when we woke up.  We walked to a little snack shop and had a Cinnabon pretzel.  We walked back to the New York Hotel and called Yellow Cab to pick us up at 10:00.  At 10:10, the cab was still not there. ...

ALASKA – DAY 2

ALASKA – DAY 2

SATURDAY 6/30/2012 - KETCHIKAN, AK  In the morning, we ate French toast and sausage at Pioneer Café, a 1950’s diner.  The shops were bustling!  We made our way to the Ketchikan visitor center.  The lady at the main desk gave us some information about the Rainbud...

ALASKA – DAY 1

ALASKA – DAY 1

FRIDAY 6/29/2012 - MADISON, WI >> KETCHIKAN, AK    Friday, June 29th, 2012 – Day 1 of our trip! My Mom and Dad dropped us off at the Airport in Madison, Wisconsin by 7:30 am. Our flight left at 8:55 am. We arrived in Chicago at 9:50 and were heading to...

ALASKA – 2012

ALASKA – 2012

ALASKAN ADVENTURE - A mother and her son dodge murder and mayhem on their quest to see Alaska's Big Five My daughter and I traveled to Australia in 2010.  Every time I was planning a vacation after that, my son asked, “Are you taking me?” Finally, one day I said,...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 17

AUSTRALIA – DAY 17

SUNDAY 4/4/2010 – CAIRNS >> BRISBANE SYDNEY >>LOS ANGELES >> MILWAUKEE Little Wake Up Call – not the 3:00 am alarm, but an antennaed cockroach in the bathroom. It didn’t want to die. I stepped on it 3 times, covered it with a Kleenex and stepped on...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 16

AUSTRALIA – DAY 16

SATURDAY 4/3/2010 – KURANDA RAINFOREST Before leaving for the Kuranda Rainforest, Marcia went to the front desk and asked them to confirm our transfer to the airport the following day. There seemed to be some confusion with the Airport Connections Company again. After...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 15

AUSTRALIA – DAY 15

FRIDAY 4/2/2010 – GREAT BARRIER REEF The Ocean Spirit Cruise tour met us outside of the Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns at 7:35am for a full day Michaelmas Cay Cruise aboard a five star catamaran. Michaelmas Cay is a beautiful sand reef island, 24 miles off the coast...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 14

AUSTRALIA – DAY 14

THURSDAY 4/1/2010 (APRIL FOOL’s DAY) – ALICE SPRINGS >> CAIRNS We paid $20 for a two hour late checkout at the hotel.  We sat by the pool in the morning.  Two birds were vying for our attention, making noise, fanning their tails, and staging a cockfight.  We...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 13

AUSTRALIA – DAY 13

WEDNESDAY 3/31/2010 – ULURU (Ayers Rock) & KATA TJUTA (the Olgas) Glen, our Discovery Eco Tours guide, picked us up at the Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel at 5:45 am to take us to see the sunrise at Uluru.  Marcia misheard his name and called him Clay for the first...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 12

AUSTRALIA – DAY 12

TUESDAY 3/30/2010 – ALICE SPRINGS >> AYERS ROCK The Australian Pacific Touring bus picked us up outside the Aurora Alice Springs Hotel for our half day Uluru tour. Karl is our Luxury Coach Driver and Guide; unlike Richard, he methodically counts passengers....

AUSTRALIA – DAY 11

AUSTRALIA – DAY 11

MONDAY 3/29/2010 – GHAN TRAIN >> ALICE SPRINGS At 6:30 am they called the Red Cards to breakfast. I decided to wash up using the sink rather than try to use the shower in the toilet/sink/shower room. Marcia came to our room about 7:50. For breakfast, we had...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 10

AUSTRALIA – DAY 10

SUNDAY 3/28/2010 – GHAN TRAIN Marcia rose early to shower and do laundry.   There was a windstorm in the bathroom again. We had breakfast in the hotel restaurant.  The rail station that is only 3 blocks away from the hotel is NOT Keswick Rail Station, which is where...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 9

AUSTRALIA – DAY 9

SATURDAY 3/27/2010 - KANGAROO ISLAND >> ADELAIDE We ate breakfast at Aurora Ozone. Unfortunately, the menu in the restaurant is only half of what is posted in room. If you order Macchiato, you’ll get a ½ shot glass. Profiteroles are ice cream filled cream puffs...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 8

AUSTRALIA – DAY 8

FRIDAY 3/27/2010 ADELAIDE >> KANGAROO ISLAND Kangaroo Island Sealink bus picked us up at the Hotel Grand Chancellor at 6:15 am. The bus ride was a scenic tour of the hills and farmland along the coast to Cape Jarvis. Here we connected with the Sealink ferry for...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 7

AUSTRALIA – DAY 7

THURSDAY 3/25/2010 - PORT FAIRY >> ADELAIDE Today we started the final leg of our roadtrip to Adelaide. Our Central Motel bill included a 10% surcharge for using a plastic card plus $2 per “tale” (towel). After telling us “Yanks” “are causing all sorts of...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 6

AUSTRALIA – DAY 6

WEDNESDAY 3/24/2010 – APOLLO BAY >> CAPE OTWAY >> PORT CAMPBELL NATIONAL PARK >> PORT FAIRY >> CAPE BRIDGEWATER >> MT. GAMBIER While checking out of the Golden Chain lodge, we asked Rex for his recommendation of things to see and do on...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 5

AUSTRALIA – DAY 5

TUESDAY 3/23/2010 – MELBOURNE >> GEELONG >> TORQUAY >> APOLLO BAY I woke around 6:30, got up, and showered. Lexie followed. Marcia was back from getting coffee by the time Lexie was out of the bathroom. Lexie straightened her hair – I’m telling you ....

AUSTRALIA – DAY 4

AUSTRALIA – DAY 4

MONDAY 3/22/2010 SYDNEY >> MELBOURNE Another Diem to Carpe! We woke around 6:00 am, showered, got ready, and went back to the Carrington Room for another buffet breakfast. No straightener for Lexie; another day with frizzy hair. It makes a girl very crabby....

AUSTRALIA – DAY 3

AUSTRALIA – DAY 3

Sunday 3/21/2010 - SYDNEY To quote a line from Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, “We have diem to carpe!” Marcia got up to get coffee and to use the internet around 5:30. I got up by 6:00. Lexie woke up shortly thereafter and went to use the gym for a half hour. With...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 2

AUSTRALIA – DAY 2

SATURDAY 3/20/2010 (I think. What happened to 3/19/10?)- ARRIVE IN SYDNEY We landed in Sydney on time (7:45 am) TWO DAYS AFTER WE LEFT the U.S. Wait! What happed to Friday? Lexie was the only one of the three of us – in her slumber – who checked YES to carrying food...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 1

AUSTRALIA – DAY 1

THREE SHEILAS DOWN UNDER THURSDAY 3/18/2010 – MADISON >> CHICAGO >> LOS ANGELES At 10:45, the morning of Thursday, March 18, 2010, my daughter, Lexie, and I packed our bags into Mom and Dad’s vehicle.  We picked up our friend, Marcia, at 11:00.  Our flight...

AUSTRALIA – GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY for THREE SHEILAS DOWN UNDER Here's a glossary of Australian Terms. Some we were aware of before we left for Australia. Others we were not - and, they sure would have been nice to know! ABORIGINAL HARDWARE STORE – mulga tree AUSSIES  - Australians (pronounced...

AUSTRALIA – DAY 1

AUSTRALIA – 2010

AUSTRALIA - 2010 THREE SHEILAS DOWN UNDER I was trying to decide on a name for this story. Unfortunately, “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” has already been taken. I considered “The Mom, the Girl, and the Emu” . . . (you’ll have to read the blog series to learn why!) ...

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