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What’s Going On!

What’s Going On!

So how is everyone doing being stuck at home? Crazy times huh! Well, the good news in all of this is that some people are getting a lot of quilting done! Unfortunately, not me, why you might ask? Well, I managed to come down with a really bad cold, so I have been...

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Getting back to Normal, Whatever that is!

Getting back to Normal, Whatever that is!

The house is slowly getting back to normal. The last three months of living out of my master bedroom were really interesting, to say the least. I felt so cooped up. The one bright spot is that I realized I could live in a much smaller space if I really ever needed to....

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The Rebuild

The Rebuild

  Well, things are finally getting put back together. In fact, by the end of next week (fingers crossed) I should have my house back in order. The quilting room is all back and better than ever! It was a good opportunity to go through the many books, magazine,...

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So it Starts!

So it Starts!

It’s official! Yup, we have entered a whole new year! What will this new year bring I wonder? Do you look at the new year with dread or with possibilities? I think in the past I always looked at the new year with well, maybe not dread, but maybe you know, same old...

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Finishing Frenzy and Travel Updates

Finishing Frenzy and Travel Updates

Whew, those Japan posts took a lot to put together. I’m so glad I did though as now I have a great reminder of what a great trip it was. So, what’s been going on around here since I finally finished up the trip. Well, as I think I mentioned in my last blog post-Mom...

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Final Days of the Trip Disney Sea

Final Days of the Trip Disney Sea

This was to be a travel day to our last destination. Karen had been fighting a cold the last couple of days and this morning I woke up not feeling so well. Since travelling on the trains in Japan wearing a mask is more the norm than not, both Karen and I decided to...

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Nara Japan

Nara Japan

Nara was Japan’s first permanent capital and was established in the year 710. It is located less than an hour away from Kyoto. Nara holds some of Japan’s oldest and largest temples. Karen and I arrived in Nara in the early evening and found our way to our hotel. The...

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Hiroshima and Himeji Castle

Hiroshima and Himeji Castle

After breakfast at the Watanabe Inn, we were driven down to the ferry dock. Actually, we asked to be dropped off at the Post Office as Karen wanted to ship some of her purchases back home. You should have seen the confused looks on the two lone Post Office clerks. In...

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Going it Alone

Going it Alone

On April 10, 2019, Karen and I were now travelling in Japan on our own. We were up early, long before the rest of our group that we had been travelling with so we had all said our goodbyes the night before. Most of the group were travelling home however there was one...

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Last Day of OAT Tour

Last Day of OAT Tour

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, was the last day of the OAT tour. There was really only one tour scheduled then we had the afternoon to explore the area ourselves before the farewell dinner and the sad goodbyes. This is the last day of our OAT trip however Karen and I still...

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