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Lighting the Way

Lighthouses can be quite unique and beautiful throughout the world. Obviously, they serve and important function, keeping ships from coming perilously close to shore, but they are fascinating in their own way. We have seen lighthouses in Iceland, Morocco, and … Continue reading

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Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

We love visiting Chicago, it is one of our favorite cities in the United States. For a bigger city, people are friendly and it is easy to get around, at least the downtown loop area. Obviously, there are parts of … Continue reading

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Take Time to Reflect

A lot of people spend so much time looking forward and planning their next adventure that they don’t go back and savor their past experiences. Perhaps we are fortunate since we write about the places that we have visited that … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Mirror

Reflections often provide unique photo opportunities, whether playing with light or just capturing the mirror image. Probably the most common mirror image is from extremely calm water where you sometimes can’t even tell which is the water and which is … Continue reading

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Barbecue and Baseball in Chicago

We had a great time visiting Chicago over the fourth of July weekend. While many people across the country were in their backyards grilling hot dogs and hamburgers, we went to a “Ribfest” in uptown Chicago and then, the following … Continue reading

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Walking the Streets of Chicago

Keeping with the theme of Chicago, we decided to use this photo from our trip this week for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bridges. The streets of downtown Chicago, what is commonly called “The Loop” because it is the area inside … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Opposites

After a very long drive home, we’re finally back from Chicago. It was, as always, an interesting trip with lots of sights and activities. We’ll talk more about our trip later, but for last week’s photo challenge, opposites, we figured that … Continue reading

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Roadtrip to Chicago

Our posts my be a little sporadic over the next few days as we are making the eighteen hour drive from Colorado Springs to Chicago. We are visiting our youngest daughter and enjoying one of our favorite cities. Chicago has … Continue reading

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Daily Post Discover Challenge – Perspective

This week’s challenge is to provide the vantage point from which we blog, our perspective. Since we have a warped view of the world at times, we thought that this photo best described our perspective, both a reflection of what … Continue reading

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Bringing Christmas Home

Needless to say, we pick up souvenirs from all of the places that we visit so that when we see those objects, they remind us of the places we’ve visited.  In particular, though, we try to find something Christmas related … Continue reading

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