Author Archives: Mags

Springtime with Nice Neighbors and Cute Kids

This month has been bitter sweet. We have been in our new home for over a month now.  Things are settling slowly, and the projects keep coming.  We celebrated both our third anniversary and my thirty-third birthday with moving trucks.  … Continue reading

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Nevada City! and Bunnies!

After more than a year of traveling, and many hours of deliberation we are moving to Nevada City!  We are so excited to call this small California mountain town our new home. Driving, it is an hour northeast of Sacramento, … Continue reading

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West Coast Road Trip: Snowy Roads to Portland and South

Our plan was to drive from Nevada City to Portland with one overnight in Ashland, OR.  Plans were thwarted by snow and a closed Interstate-5 freeway near Mount shasta.  We stop in Anderson, CA near Redding, for the night as … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Skies of Colorado

After my bike accident, we considerably shortened our list of places to visit.  From the Mid-West we fly in to scenic Colorado on our way West to visit new additions to our friends and family.  We stay a few days … Continue reading

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Detroit, former land of milk and honey for the auto industry, now has a bad reputation.  When we shared our plans of visiting Detroit, many people made a face like they ate something foul and asked, “why Detroit?”  Thoughts of … Continue reading

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