Category Archives: Travel

Colorado Corona Resort Getaway

Six months and 100 years ago (or so it seems), in a time before social distancing, masks, runs on sanitizers, and hundreds of thousands of coronavirus pandemic deaths, we booked a three night stay at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & … Continue reading

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Escape to Arizona

Disclaimer: I need to preface this post by stating that no laws were broken during this documented escape. All social distancing and physical distancing protocols in place were followed. Masks were worn by all individuals during the two short indoor … Continue reading

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Frozen II: Chambers Family Edition

For the second year in a row, our family road-tripped up to Mammoth Lakes for a “snow vacation.” We planned this trip in early January with another family and were anticipating a long weekend with lots of snow. In 2019, … Continue reading

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A Cold Ohio MLK Weekend

William and I went on our first trip of 2020 – to Ohio – in January. I know – it doesn’t really make sense. We went because my sister and her family had a break in their farming and ranching … Continue reading

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An Awesome Hawaiian Thanksgiving at the Aulani

We went on an awesome family vacation to Oahu, Hawaii, during Thanksgiving week…two months ago…in 2019. I am just now getting around to writing about it. I don’t think that anyone outside of our immediate family really cares to read … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day Weekend in Wine Country & the East Bay

We started a new tradition (we hope) this year and flew up to Oakland over the long Veteran’s Day weekend. While there, we visited Dan’s parents and brother and – the best part of all – escaped for a parents’ … Continue reading

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Annual August Ohio Pilgrimage

It was that time of the year – very hot, very humid, the week that preschool is closed, and the week before the new school year begins. For us now, that all signifies that a trip to Ohio to visit … Continue reading

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Colorado Resort Weekend

In mid-July, our entire family of five flew to Denver, Colorado, to spend a long weekend at the new Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center with my sister and her family (they live less than an hour away from the … Continue reading

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Ohio, Again

I wasn’t going to go to Ohio at all this year. I took all the kids by myself to Ohio three (1, 2, 3) times last year. This year, I was going to use my time and money to go … Continue reading

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Unexpected in Ohio

As I mentioned in my last post, William and I went to Ohio, unexpectedly, in April. The main purpose of our trip was to visit my Dad in the hospital as he worked to recover from a heart attack and … Continue reading

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