November 2010 archive

Planning the Texas Road Trip

Share[Update: We took the Texas trip, and it was great! I’ll tell you everything as soon as I can.] So, I’m planning my friend, Erin’s, first solo road trip. She doesn’t want to start out with a full-blown, cross-country trip, so we’ve narrowed it down to Texas. We’ve decided to forgo Mexico because of the …

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The Dinosaur Walk Museum

prehistoric sea creature

ShareThe Dinosaur Walk Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee — Pigeon Forge is right next to Gatlinburg, that town where the boy named Sue fought his dad in a street of mud — doesn’t have any fossils or regular museum stuff, but the dinosaurs are life-sized and well made. We went here first on our 2010 …

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Our Last Vacation: Expenses

2010 Vacation Expenses Pie Chart

ShareThis is what OCD Virgos do when they get back from vacation. Trinkets include T-shirts, fridge magnets, toys, stuffed animals, postcards, smashed pennies, and actual trinkets such as dinosaur skull necklaces, alligator flashlights, Statue of Liberty headgear, chunks of minerals and petrified wood, balloons, seashell sculptures, snow globes, shark teeth, peacock feathers, and I think …

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