March 2014 archive

North America Road Trips

North America Road Trips As part of our interest in travel, we have made a number of road trips within the United States and parts of Canada. In many cases these trips placed an emphasis on scenery and were often taken with friends and family visitors from England. Hence we have made a number of …

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Sacramento, March 2014

Sacramento, March 2014 This is our first “real time” Travel Blog and, perhaps appropriately, comes from our first trip this year to see our California family. We left home on Wednesday evening for dinner in Cincinnati and a night at the airport Marriott before our relatively early morning flight to Los Angeles and then on …

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Elizabeth’s “New” Job, posted March 15. 2014

March 15 2013 About a year ago, our daughter Elizabeth (Hillery) Shepard decided to begin a new career (in a part-time mode) as a travel agent. She started by specializing in Disney vacations as she and her family have visited Disney locations on dozens of occasions, so she was somewhat of an expert even before …

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Cameron’s Basketball Game, March 8 2014

March 8 2013 This morning we went to our grandson Cameron’s final basketball game of the season in the Northern Cincinnati Upward Sports League. Unfortunately his team, The Impalas, lost to the Bearcats (20-12) but Cameron had a good game, scoring half of his team’s total points Ready to play   He made the basket!   On the …

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England, New Year 2014

England, New Year 2014 As we have for the past several years, we left (relatively warm) Ohio shortly after Christmas to spend New Year and into mid-February in England. We once again stayed at the apartment that our nephew owns in Ilkley, Yorkshire so we were both returning to our “Tykes” roots. As usual, our …

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India and Nepal, November 2013

ADVANCE WARNING! THIS IS A LONG POST; GET A CUP OF COFFEE BEFORE READING! India and Nepal, November 2013 Today is the second last day of our fifteen day visit to India and Nepal and, as a result of the hectic schedule, the first time that I have had to try to put together a …

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