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The Best Snorkel Tour on Big Island Hawaii

Hawaii may seem an odd choice for a girl who doesn't like to spend all day lounging on the beach, but I absolutely love to be on the water and the Big Island is the perfect destination for that. While I'm content on anything from a sailboat to a cruise ship, I'll admit that I like variety best of all.  There are all sorts of ocean-based tours in Hawaii, but only one that … [Read More]

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Pinnacles National Park

After three wonderful days in the Monterey area, we finally “slept in” with a wake-up at 6:30! What a change for us! We started our morning with breakfast at the Wild Plum Café (okay, but nothing special), and then hit up the grocery store for some picnic … [Read More]


US States Visited

One of my travel goals is to visit all 50 states.  I'm up to 44 so far, and intend to visit at least one new state each year. Here's a list tracking the progress of all my US States visited, with the date of my most recent visit in … [Read More]


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