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Tag: Los Angeles

Hiking Arizona – a trip to the Grand Canyon, Sedona and Lake Havasu

Part One: The Grand Canyon

My husband, John, travels to Arizona for work every couple of months or so. I’ve tagged along with him a few times, but this last week while he was busy working in Arizona, I was busy helping my daughter in law.

It was the week before Thanksgiving and John wasn’t going to be finished with work until late on Friday. So we decided since he was already there, I’d take the train from Santa Barbara to Flagstaff and meet up with him.

I like traveling by rail and thoroughly enjoy Los Angeles Union Station. Built in 1939, at a cost of $11 million, it still looks as grand as it did back then.   Continue reading

The Big Event – FierceCon 2018

The big event is this weekend, and I am busy putting all of the pieces together.

I started my blog, Facebook page and Instagram just over a year ago, and have found some amazing women because of them. It’s been fun getting to know women from all over the world.

So at the beginning of this year, I decided I wanted to meet as many of my new online friends as I could.  Continue reading

Weekend – Getting ready for race day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day my friends! I love this day because it reminds me of the best St. Patrick’s Day I’ve ever had, back in 2013.

We aren’t celebrating today, because we are busy getting ready to leave. We are heading to Los Angeles so John can pick up his race packet for tomorrow’s big race.

As you probably know, he is running the LA Marathon tomorrow, barefoot. Crazy, right? Continue reading

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