Ash Wednesday memory

This is a slightly edited re-post from two years ago, a special memory from one of our stops on our Caribbean cruise in 2008: We were in Antigua, West Indies, on Ash Wednesday and happened upon a lovely old church during their Ash Wednesday service. We did not realize what the building was, as we…

Invest in Moments

I have read that special moments and experiences create memories that grow in value over time. I have felt this and believe it to be true. We recently returned home from a ten day road trip. When I am asked how our trip was, my initial response is “Amazing!”. We did have a fantastic time….

… P.S. Golden Gait was AMAZING!

As a follow up to yesterday’s post, I decided share the first place we stopped when we hit San Francisco: The Golden Gait Bridge It was one of the top highlights of our road trip up Highway 1. I love it when a plan all comes together: We happened upon a fantastic parking location (free!).  We…

Vacation Anticipation

We’ve all hear the phrase “Anticipation is half the fun”. I don’t know where that came from, but I believe it’s true. As we plan for an upcoming adventure, I’m researching activities, the surrounding areas, the weather, and of course the food! I’ve got my handy and very extensive packing checklist so hopefully I don’t…