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Australia’s Hunter Valley: Wine, Wallabies & A Koala Named Kamballa

Australia’s Hunter Valley: Wine, Wallabies & A Koala Named Kamballa

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Australia | No Comments

I couldn’t get enough of that face. Her intense round eyes stared soulfully at us from the nearby fence top as we waited for a chance to pet this beautiful creature. Cautiously, she made her way toward us, her claw-tipped paws gripping the edge of the wood. “Approach her carefully, from her back,” her handler […]

Thoughts of Connecticut: Serendipitous Moments & Memorable Day Trips

Thoughts of Connecticut: Serendipitous Moments & Memorable Day Trips

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Connecticut | 4 Comments

“Houses are like chapters,” Elayne was explaining as we walked through the house that was soon to become our next home. The veteran realtor had lived and worked in the same area for decades and had a knack for cutting to the chase, knowing exactly where her clients needed to be. Sounding more like a […]

Notes from Home: On Counting Continents & The Next Adventure

Notes from Home: On Counting Continents & The Next Adventure

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Notes from Home | 4 Comments

“The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.” ~Joseph Campbell I’ve never been a numbers kind of traveler. Goals of setting foot in all fifty U.S. states or ticking off visits to every country in Europe just haven’t been on my radar. Instead, my […]