Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert
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Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert

Music is something that means a lot to my family. Karl and I have attended several music festivals and I think the combination of music and roughing it has helped solidify our relationship. We regularly attend concerts and music is always playing in our home. Emerson inherited our love of…

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Weekend Getaway: Tanya Tagaq at the Williams Center
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Weekend Getaway: Tanya Tagaq at the Williams Center

Karl listens to music all day. He reads Rolling Stone and Bust, from there he heads to Spotify, and from there he listens to what is recommended if you like an artist. He records music videos, and when he finds an interesting artist he can spend an hour or more…

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Romantic Weekend at the AC Hotel National Harbor
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Romantic Weekend at the AC Hotel National Harbor

When I realized my 42nd birthday was landing on a weekend, I was psyched. Usually I take the day off work and putter around town, getting my nails done, having breakfast, going thrifting, the sort of thing I usually don’t have the time or freedom to do. But a weekend?…

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Weekend Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina
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Weekend Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina

On our summer road trip, we had no definite plans between Memphis and home. As we sat in our hotel room in Amarillo plotting our return trip, Karl mentioned he had always wanted to visit Asheville. It wasn’t feasible on our road trip as we had to be home by…

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Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina: 2016 Recap
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Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina: 2016 Recap

I haven’t been to a proper music festival in some years. Neither has my friend Nicole and she was itching to go to one. She did some research and the Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina seemed like a perfect choice. We’re not spring chickens any more, and have…

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Rehoboth Beach Girls’ Getaway Weekend Recap
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Rehoboth Beach Girls’ Getaway Weekend Recap

For over a decade, my mom, sister, and I have been getting together for a long weekend to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Once Emerson came on the scene, she joined us on this girls’ getaway. This is often the only time we see the Atlantic Ocean all summer; I’ve always loved…

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Family Road Trip: Historic Jamestowne and Williamsburg, Virginia
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Family Road Trip: Historic Jamestowne and Williamsburg, Virginia

This is the last post from our cross-country road trip.  To read the previous posts, click this link!

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Family Road Trip: Memphis, Tennessee
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Family Road Trip: Memphis, Tennessee

The drive from Amarillo to Memphis is over 10 hours and a drive that wasn’t terribly fascinating. On top of that it was cloudy and rained from time to time. We would have loved to stop in some of the cities on the way, but that kind of drive day…

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