Category Archives: Travel

An Afternoon at Cannon Beach

May 18, 2018 We are in Cannon Beach for the weekend and I’m using the time to work through my method of moving photos from my camera’s SD card into LightRoom Mobile and then into my blog. Cannon Beach is … Continue reading

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Maui!

April 22 ==> 28, 2018 We’ve been to Hawaii a few times – the last time was 2006 when we celebrated a milestone anniversary. We told each other we shouldn’t wait so long to go again; well we did. But … Continue reading

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Saturday Afternoon in Chicago

After naps and lunch on Saturday the six of headed into Chicago for a quick excursion. We drove up to Oak Park to board the ‘El’ Green Line. The skyline is visible through the haze from the platform. After about … Continue reading

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Riverside Trains

When we travel to Riverside, Illinois, you know I will spend some time trackside at the Metra station. We found a Metra train with a new paint scheme. Then a Chicago bound grain train showed up.     We were … Continue reading

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Garfield Park Conseravtory – Chicago

On our Chicago trip today we went with our son (our daughter-in-law had performances all day) and grandsons to the Garfield Park Conservatory in west Chicago. It’s a huge building with lots of different temperature and humidity controlled rooms for … Continue reading

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Hood Canal and Port Townsend

March 10-12, 2018 Be prepared – there are a LOT of pictures in this post. We got lucky with the weather and I couldn’t stop clicking the shutter. We went up to Port Townsend, Washington with our neighbors/friends for a … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip – Sequoia National Park

Travel Dates: September 11 & 12, 2017 After our stop at the awesome La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona, we headed over to visit my uncle and aunt in Cottonwood. We love visiting them; Uncle Jake is the last remaining … Continue reading

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