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La Belle Province, par deux

Next week, our family will visit la belle province—otherwise known as “the beautiful province”—a nickname often used for Quebec. Last summer, Brad and I spent a week exploring Montreal, loving the  European-charm-meets-modern-city feel of the place. During our stay, we … Continue reading

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Road Trip Manual

Summer has arrived in full force on Long Island. The parking lots to the beaches fill before noon. The blooms on the hydrangeas are so plentiful that the branches droop to the ground, trying to bear the weight of the … Continue reading

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Part II: Some Travel Advice

In the weeks leading up to our Italy trip, Brad and I spent a fair bit of time planning and thinking about the places we wanted to visit. We also chatted with some friends who travel regularly to Italy. Being … Continue reading

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Part I: My Top 5 Favorites of Italy

I told myself I wasn’t going to apologize anymore. But, I must. The last post I wrote was in February, before the Italy trip. Two months have passed. So, I must apologize—especially if you have checked alwaysorange with any regularity, … Continue reading

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Tuscany Bound!

Tomorrow, Brad and I will travel to Europe, specifically Italy, for the first time in our lives. Finally. This has been a dream for a long time. For a husband-and-wife team that loves exploring new places and learning about new … Continue reading

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5 Favorites about Cruising

I feel a tad sheepish writing this post. Last week at this time I was in Grand Turk, enjoying white sand, sunshine, blue skies, and warm temperatures, such a contrast from the snow/slush combination outside my door. I also realize … Continue reading

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Car Trips and Read-Alouds

Need a way to survive long car trips? Read aloud a good story. Case in point: Brad, Anna, and I returned last week from a visit with family in the Midwest. How did we survive 13 hours in the car … Continue reading

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