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One of the last places we visited before moving to Oregon was the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Our park pass covers this National Refuge so no fee was required to enter! The Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife preserve operated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service on the Nisqually River Read More…

North Carolina Botanical Garden

During our recent road trip to Chapel Hill, North Carolina we had the opportunity to visit the North Carolina Botanical Garden. I love visiting botanical gardens; it gives you an opportunity to experience the local flora. North Carolina is home to an amazing rich flora, including many plant species found nowhere else in the world. Read More…

Farmer's Market

Recently we completed one of our goals and took a road trip to North Carolina. While visiting friends in Chapel Hill we had the opportunity to check out the local Farmer’s Market early on a Saturday morning.   The Chapel Hill Farmer’s Market is wonderful. Full of all sorts of stalls selling everything from freshly Read More…

The Beschwind Inn

Several weeks ago we completed one of our goals, to take a road trip and visit friends and family in North Carolina and Virginia. On our way home we spent one fabulous night at The Blackburn Inn in Staunton, PA. On our last night on the road we enjoyed the beauty of the Pocono Mountains Read More…

The Blackburn Inn

On our drive north during our recent road trip we spent a night at The Blackburn Inn located in Staunton, Virginia. We were treated to a night of luxury. The Blackburn Inn was constructed in 1828. The Inn was envisioned and influenced by master builder and Thomas Jefferson’s protégé, Thomas R. Blackburn.   The Inn Read More…

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