Category Archives: vacation

here we go.

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i just love everything

about this 1955 michigan tourism poster 

according to the map

it looks like ann arbor

is the place where you can dance. 

“you live as long as you dance.”

-rudolf nureyev

 

 

poster source: michigan heritage and history

officially on staycation.

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my staycation agenda:

“take wrong turns. talk to strangers. open unmarked doors.

and if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing.

do things without always knowing how they will turn out.”

-randall munroe

come to think of it, i’ve done this my whole life

 

 

 

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image credit: vintage pinterest – beach in nantucket, ma

away.

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the end of a wonderful, relaxing weekend away
 
 
 
“babies don’t need a vacation but i still see them at the beach. 
i’ll go over to them and say, 
“what are you doing here, you’ve never worked a day in your life!”
-stephen wright
 
 

jumps.

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 an early long weekend
 a couple of hours drive
and miles away
it’s time to have a 
three generation
light show/jump on the beds/stay up late
kind of end to the day
tonight we fly. 
“it is not the jumps you made in your life,
but mostly the jumps you haven’t made that are the real source of regrets in your life.”
-mehmet murat ildan

i’m hopping off to san diego for an early spring long weekend thaw.

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(not me, but very similar)

the Alaskan tree frog

freezes solid

during the winter

including

stopping it’s heart

and then

thaws in the spring

and

hops away!

image credit: snakebytestv

too many cooks make a fine soup

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how do

a dozen adults plus teenagers, toddlers, babies and dogs

all in one kitchen

end up with a perfect meal?

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m and j actively working on their teamwork skills

as the fine web

of family connections

spins and grows

the communal vacation kitchen

thrives and glows.

philmon

“in the long history of humankind…

those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”


~ charles darwin

a child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. ~author unknown

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how many minnows are in there?

what’s that thing?

is that place far away?

how many different colors are in there?

where did the sun go?

why is that bigger than my head?

who’s turn is it?

sittin’ on a dock on a bay…..

address:

on glen lake up north in michigan