Monthly Archives: May 2015

I have checked off many places on my travel bucket list in my 51 years, but have many more to go. Here is my short list: Hawaii Massachusetts (Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket) Maine Grand Canyon New York Galapagos Islands Italy (Isle of Capri, Positano, Venice) Maldives Australia Number 10 would be my ultimate travel.
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Typical Memorial Day weekend weather here in Minnesota . . . rain, rain, and more rain, and lots of clouds. I long for a sunny beach . . . 3 ½ months and counting to my Carolina trip. I did get out and about for awhile on Saturday and went hiking at William O’Brien State.
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I invented this one myself – for those of us without enough time, patience, or girl scout/boy scout fire-starting abilities – Ice Cream S’mores: 1 graham cracker broken in half 1/2 of a Hersheys chocolate bar 1 scoop of chocolate marshmallow ice cream Put both halves of the graham cracker on a microwaveable plate. Place.
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When I was 19 or 20, my parents went to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands on vacation. I was so jealous – I wanted to go so bad! I remember them telling me that “my time would come to travel.” And it did. Life has been good and I’ve been fortunate enough to have been.
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I spent an interesting couple of hours at the art fair in downtown Stillwater this afternoon. It always amazes me how many creative ideas the vendors come up with. There was so much variety in what they were offering for sale. At one of the booths I stopped at I found some very lovely glass.
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