Category Archives: Vacation

Summer Retreat with the Grands

On a hot August morning Mike and I loaded our four youngest grandchildren for a brief getaway, we were missing our oldest grandson, Tyler, but he is a working man.  Our plans were to go “camping”, not the cot in a tent kind of … Continue reading

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Blue Hawaii, Kauai and Maui

  On May 30, 2016, Memorial Day, Mike and I began our first vacation in Hawaii.  This was a trip I had wished for my entire life.  I grew up watching Elvis movies, Blue Hawaii being my favorite.  I love … Continue reading

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 Cruising North to Alaska

As I was shivering in a very large metal flying machine I couldn’t help but contemplate what makes us wander from home.  I love home and all its familiarities, its comforts and its mundane routines.  But I suppose I must … Continue reading

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Disney Return Trip, Days 6 and 7

Day 6, Sunday, June 9, 2013 This day was a little sad; I wasn’t really ready to head home. Our return trip started super early Sunday morning, we had to be at the Disney Magical Bus stop at 4:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Disney Day 4

Friday, June 7, 2013 On day four Jake and Eric had plans to spend part of this day having a dolphin experience. It was off of Disney property but it was one of those “bucket list” items for Eric so … Continue reading

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Day 3 Disney

Day 3, Thursday, June 6, 2013 Day three we headed to Animal Kingdom. It was the first visit to this park for all of us except Jake, this was the Disney park he had spent a college semester working at twelve years ago. He has … Continue reading

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