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Angel Oak Tree, South Carolina

It’s just a tree. But if you’re the kind of tree hugger who has a book about identifying trees on your shelf or the type leaf lover that is willing to hike a few miles to check out a particularly … Continue reading

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Candlepin Bowling at Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley

I never got into bowling. My parents brought us as kids, and they were on bowling teams, but I wasn’t any good and never developed an interest in it. Same story with Jeff. So in the seven years of our … Continue reading

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Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens

Butterflies are one of the most enchanting, yet fleeting creatures on earth. I can’t help my excitement when I see one in nature, but every time I try to get a closer look they fly away. A visit to Magic … Continue reading

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Waipi’o Valley, Big Island Hawaii

Similar to the south section of Big Island, the north is remote, rural, peaceful. The big draw of the north is the view of striking Waipi’o Valley [Hwy. 240 west to Kukuihaele – the road comes to a dead end … Continue reading

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Lava Tree State Park, Big Island Hawaii

After a long day of traveling and too short of a night’s sleep we woke up in Pahoa on the Big Island, our home for the next five days. Most people choose to stay in bigger cities (‘bigger’ is relative … Continue reading

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Pinball Room at Rock Fantasy, Middletown

Pinball seems to be a relic of the past, though there is a cult following of those who love the game. You can’t find many arcades that have pinball north of NYC these days, except a novelty machine or two … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Petrified Forest National Park

The mountains are purple and rocks are rainbow swirled. No you are not in a Dr. Seuss book, you are visiting the one of a kind landscape at Petrified Forest National Park. The main draw of this park is the … Continue reading

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