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Dewey Hotel

This weekend we decided to take a break from the never ending list of things to do around the farm to go for a hike. We ventured up to Copan Lake as I had just learned of a trail that goes along the side of the lake and that wouldn’t be too difficult to trek through with a nine month old strapped to your back. 627 more words


Magic Moments-fleeting

Somehow February has vanished before it even properly began. i painted a full sheet and ditched it. Painted little sketches and hid them. Didn’t paint and felt horrible. 190 more words

Watercolor Painting


To the Cannonvale Cobbler offering 10% off and The Beach Book Boutique in Airlie offering 10% off everything for Local Card Members. Welcome also to Whitsunday Tattooing in Airlie offering a free aftercare with every tattoo for Local Card Members. 6 more words

Local Business Listing

Experiencing Australia Day

On 26th January 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip of Great Britain raised the Union Jack flag in Sydney Cove marking the start of a new colony called Australia.  863 more words


The Mentoring Life


Sometimes we forget where we are and how we came to be. Maybe our contribution isn’t on a grand scale, worthy of a Nobel Prize, but never underestimate the value of your daily life. 381 more words


Adidas Jackets

Briefly, in the mid-90s, in the Metro-east St. Louis suburbs if nowhere else, these were the absolute coolest–and really the only cool–jackets it was possible to own. 49 more words


Northwest Suburban Wrestling Team To Return To Tournament After Being Robbed Last Year

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago-area high school wrestling team, whose belongings were stolen while downstate for a tournament last year, is preparing to return to the same tournament this year and is hoping for a better time all the way around. 278 more words