Category Archives: Adventures

Never a Dull Moment

We’ve been up to all sorts of great things here in Kiawah, and have been running at such a pace that when we woke up to massive thunderstorms yesterday The Cuties’ reaction was “YES! A day to just veg out.” … Continue reading

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Going Ape!

Last week over The Cuties’ Spring Break, we traveled to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. The majority of our time was spent prone on a chaise lounge, napping under palm trees, reading and doing needlepoint.  It was glorious.  It was also just the adult vacation modus … Continue reading

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Trip of a Lifetime: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Our Vietnam Adventures ended in Ho Chi Minh City {read about them here and here} and we traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Let me just go ahead and put this out there now so we can get it out of … Continue reading

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Trip of a Lifetime: Central & Southern Vietnam

We left Northern Vietnam {read all about our adventures here} and flew to Da Nang.  We arrived and drove a half hour or so late at night to Hoi An.  It was dark, we were tired and so we joined … Continue reading

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Trip of a Lifetime: Northern Vietnam

When we signed on for Expat life, it was with the agreement that we’d do our best to take advantage of our time in Asia and travel as much as possible while in this part of the world.  For the … Continue reading

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Asakusa

Monday was National Sports Day here in Japan, so both The Cuties and my husband were on vacation.  It had been a while since we’d done something from one of our guidebooks, so we decided to head to Asakusa and … Continue reading

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We Just Got a Letter….

I have officially reached a new low in dorkiness in referencing Blue’s Clues. Deal with it, please. A letter arrived from camp from Big Cutie today and has me grinning from ear to ear. She starts it ~ Dear Mom, I … Continue reading

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It Was Quite the Day

The Cuties and I left The Happy Place for yet another rather special destination. We did not travel lightly. {I told you so}. Bright and early this morning The Cuties stepped onto the bus to head off to summer camp, … Continue reading

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We Should All Come Back as The Cuties

I never doubted our kids led a good life. But to recap… Big and Little Cutie skied for the first time in Nagano, Japan. You know, where they held the Olympics.  That Nagano. I learned to ski for the first time on a … Continue reading

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Elephant Nature Park

“You know…they say an elephant never forgets.  What they don’t tell you, is that you never forget an elephant.” ~Bill Murray in “Larger Than Life” I know you all know I have a thing for elephants. It’s yet another topic … Continue reading

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