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I've found love and a home

Travel plans this year include:
* Baltimore, MD June 14-19 for the UPA conference. Anyone going to be around to play in the evenings?
* 3 days at Squaw Valley in June for the Porsche Club of California's annual West Coast Holiday.
* England in late August as well. It'll be expensive, given the state of the dollar, but we have to go. Dad will be on tour and will be having a BIG birthday while there....

Last June Davey went on his second big trip -- to Maui! This flight was nearly twice as long as his first trip and to a destination infinitely more gorgeous! We flew to Maui for a vacation with my mother, step-father and brother for eight days. Next trip... Europe? Mexico? Australia?

Thank you everyone for your best wishes for our sweet baby boy, Davey! You can view hundreds of photos here

Travel highlights over the past couple years included:
Especially gratifying was seeing my father perform in a concert at the Loreley open air theater on Father's day. Also exciting was exposing Mark, my husband, to Venice for his first time. We had an insanely expensive junior suite for his birthday, on the grand canal. We also fell in love with Sudtirol -- what a gorgeous place on this planet!
Boston, MA, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Giants Baseball!, got engaged to my sweetie!, Down home 4th of July in our new home town., A canoing VT party for Anna Banana on the Russian River followed by a night of margaritas!, Yosemite National Park! , Insane roadtrip to Canada , Saint Lucia., Golden Valley, MN , Vegas, baby, Vegas! , South Lake Tahoe, San Francisco VT Blowout!, New York City!, U'luku Lu'au, Russian River Jazz Festival*, Boston!, and finally... Orlando.

And plenty more that wasn't documented, of course!

Riches are rewarded...

...to those who don't give up

In December 2003 I won a VT auction (don't you miss those??)for the Rendezvous Resort on the island of Saint Lucia. I gave it to my boyfriend for Christmas. We finally took the holiday and the romance swept us away... Thank you VT!

Play with your loved ones...

I'll always appreciate my luck in such an incredible set of people that happen to be my family.

Fly, fly away

Find a well traveled 10 year old and enjoy swapping early age travel stories... get them excited about the life of travel they will lead...

Speaking of well-traveled, how well do you do??

Travel with your friends...

...and always in style.

Enjoy the sunshine

Enjoy life and the loved ones in it.

The sweetest thing...

If you're looking for my recipes, Click Here.

Remember to be a child

It's hard sometimes, as we're faced with adult responsibilities. But sometimes you've got to remember what being a child meant and break out of your day to day doldrums! Dress like a pirate or a princess and sleep with all your stuffed animals... anywhere.

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