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It’s a Go for the Kennedy Space Center!

Now I know that when I asked if the Kennedy Space Center was appropriate for a 6-year-old, I was asking what might be the dumbest question ever. There is a whole universe of stuff for kids to do there. I’ve … Continue reading

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Stars shine on Mountain Top

How lucky I am to have had a chance to work on the movie Mountain Top! For about a month and a half I worked very long days and loved every minute. Besides the family-like crew, I had the chance … Continue reading

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Mountain Top

It’s day 18 of an 18-day movie shoot and we’re all exhausted from 12+ hour days so it’s quite wonderful to spend the last day on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, North Carolina.

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Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 3

Corn mazes are something that I always thought were child’s play. That is until hubby Mike and I, along with Boston visitor Bill decided to take on the biggest one in the southeast.

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Eureka! There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 2

I was excited about the Saturday plan for our friend Bill’s yearly trip. This involved the dirty clothes day that I warned him to pack for.

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Charlotte Tourists 2013 – Day 1

As the years fly by, hosting our friend Bill’s annual visit to Charlotte gets more and more challenging to plan. We’ve hit most of the top touristy spots and I have a self-imposed rule of not repeating things. It’s a … Continue reading

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Barbara Jean’s Restaurant

Delicious crab cakes and fat shrimp. That’s how a friend described her last meal at Barbara Jean’s Restaurant in the Jacksonville, Florida area. That was enough to pique my interest. There are four restaurants in the chain. The one my friend … Continue reading

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Museums Open Doors with Free Admission

Free culture! Come and get your free culture!

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Bye Bye My Sweet Buddy

I spotted a tiny puppy curled in a ball at the back of a cage at the pound. I couldn’t really see the sleeping ball of fur because his cellmate was at the front of the cage barking and snarling … Continue reading

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Road Trip? There’s An App For That

Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure In whatever comes our way Lyrics from “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf Got a hankering to hit the open road? Before you load up the car, load up … Continue reading

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