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I think we could get into the habit of taking a winter vacation to a warmer locale! Earlier in December, we spent four nights at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort–one of the “moderately” priced Disney properties. In September I found a good vacation package deal through Southwest Airlines (flight + Disney hotel), so I booked it. The advantage of staying at a Disney hotel is that round trip transportation from/to the airport is… Read More

We’re fans of the now cult classic TV show Twin Peaks by David Lynch. Remember it? Laura Palmer, cherry pie, and damn fine coffee! It only aired from 1990-1991 on ABC. I recall my mom watching it. I was around 12 years old at the time, but still remember the name Laura Palmer. We watched the pilot episode last year and then blazed through the rest. We were hooked. You can watch… Read More

My dad passed away last year. He wasn’t much of a traveler (I can still hear him saying, “I did enough traveling in Vietnam.” I won’t argue with that!). But he did encourage the rest of us to travel. In the weeks after his passing, one thing my mom and I did was plan a trip to London. For us, it was something to distract ourselves, but also something to look forward… Read More