I asked this question on Instagram, and the answer is “NO!” (I know that was a real cliff hanger…) 😀 Scrolling through my phone photos the other day, I came across this one of the seagull. It was taken two years ago, up by my favorite vacation spot, (Altogether now, “CLAYTON”!) The photo was taken … More Is it too soon to plan #SummerVacation ?
I looked forward to this week, being away from home at one of my favorite places. The drive up was pleasant enough, with Waze barking out directions. I played my favorite cds. As I got closer to my destination, I saw some Amish people ride by in their buggy. I had forgotten there were so … More When your vacation is not all you hoped for #vacation
This new battle with Vertigo has certainly thrown me off the highway and into the ditch. But you know me, I am still crawling forward. Prickers and thorns tearing at me, hands and knees shredded but still moving forward, sort of. I spent some time in prayer for the country today. There really are more … More My vacation mishaps: Bee stings, meltdowns, and fog
Mr. Porter and I are taking a well-deserved vacation up by the New York-Canadian Border, in an area called The Thousand Islands. But first, we stopped in the Oswego area to visit some friends and see fireworks. Then onto a few state parks to see the setups of cabins for future rentals, and … More Shh! Don’t tell the burglars I’m not home
As we drive into our favorite vacation resort parking lot, I can see the St. Lawrence River down the hill. I take a deep breath and turn my phone off, zippering it into the secret compartment of my purse. Unplugged. That’s how I like to vacation. Although the motel boasts “We have Wi-Fi,” we have … More Our Fifth Annual Unplugged on the St. Lawrence River vacation
In July, my husband and I went to the Thousand Islands area of New York for an “Unplugged” vacation. We turned our phones off, ate ice cream, hiked in the woods, and fed the seagulls.. Here’s a pic I could never get again if I tried. I was throwing cracker bits to the seagulls, and … More Timing is Everything