Category Archives: Adventures with travel

#210–Happiness is . . .

  I ran across a photo of me reading a class “book” (student’s large papers connected together) to my first graders of what made them happy. Each started with Happiness is. . . . It was modeled after Charles M. Schultz’s … Continue reading

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#209–Northern Bridge Tour second time around . . .

  Considering we’ve had over 50 inches of rain since Christmas and we can remember each of the very few days without rain since then, we were really lucky on the first two bridge tours. We had a brief shower … Continue reading

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#208–14 bridges in three tours—Tour 2 (Florence to North Bend)

  Would it rain (Plan B) or not (Plan A)? We were ready either way.  My 11 folks who’d signed up for the Southern Bridge Tour, plus Benny the bus driver, were ready to check out bridges. We had rain … Continue reading

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#207–14 bridges in 3 tours—Tour 1 (Florence to Depoe Bay)

  The forecast was for cloudy. I was so thankful after days of torrential rain. The day started out with drizzle, which is nothing compared to what we’ve been having. I didn’t want to head up the coast to see … Continue reading

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#202–Not a total Grinch . . .

  This year is the first time ever, I didn’t put up a Christmas tree and decorate it. I didn’t decorate the house either. Now that it’s getting closer to Christmas, I’m beginning to feel like a Grinch. To make … Continue reading

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#201–Frustrations & Giving Thanks . . .

  It is Thanksgiving Day as I sit here writing, and like many others, I’m thinking of what I’m thankful for. I’m also aware of some of the frustrations in my life this year. So this Thanksgiving, I’ll do a … Continue reading

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#197–A gen-u-ine vacation . . .

  It’s been five years since I went on my last vacation. I know, I know. I go to California three times a year most years, and they are terrific trips. But they also involve a couple of weeks each … Continue reading

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