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The Joys of Travel

Home again after three weeks in Italy! The journey back was exhausting. Ten hours from Rome to Chicago and then two and a half hours from Chicago to Denver….feet swollen like balloons. 271 more words


Beach Reading Vexes Me So

I’m going away to the North Carolina coast next week, and, like many ambitious vacationers, I plan to do a lot of reading. There’s a random assortment of books I’m bringing with me, including a depressing history of Native Americans I’ll see if I can slog through, as well as David Hajdu’s biography of Billy Strayhorn, a forthcoming monograph on Robert Frost and a few periodicals I’ve been meaning to get to but haven’t had time to crack open, like the latest issue of  722 more words

Door County, Wisconsin

One of our favorite weekend getaways from Milwaukee is Door County, Wisconsin. It’s made up of a handful of smaller towns and there is so much to do. 509 more words


Road to Ruidoso

July 9, 2015

After a quick breakfast at the hotel in Taos, Hal and I packed up, said our good-byes to one of our favorite places, and got on the road. 974 more words


We’re Back

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We’re Back

by Cait Collins

It’s been a while since our critique group has been together. Work, family obligations, vacations and floods (yes, flooding in the Texas Panhandle) have kept us apart. 240 more words