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Private Time

When my kids were small babies there were two things I quickly learned would no longer be a part of my everyday life: a good night’s sleep and private bathroom time. I said goodbye to bubble baths, taking time to style my hair, makeup requiring much more than a slash of lipstick across of my […]

My son, the nun

My son is portraying Joshua in a living time-line of the Bible at his school. The requirements included creating a self-standing background and reciting a two-minute speech. The other requirement is that the kids must all be dressed in costumes that reflect their characters. This is not my first living time-line rodeo. I’ve been through […]

Playing Hooky

Walking through the doors of a Hobby Lobby without a plan of attack is generally a really bad idea for me.  All I had for inspiration when I walked in was “something with sunset colors”.  When I am unsure the direction a project should go, I tend to just wander around a store looking at […]

Education in Cusco

Knowing that I love to cook, David signed us up for a  private cooking class with a local chef in Cusco.  It was a marvelous afternoon.  Chef Richard took us to the local market which was a huge warehouse filled to the brim with fruit, meat, bread, cheese and any other various food items you […]

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Pisac is a wonderful rural town in the Sacred Valley of Peru.  The big draw for Pisac is the Pisac Market.  At the crack of dawn every morning local people come into the town square and put up their vendor stalls packed with all things Peruvian.  Every evening when the sun goes down those same […]

Superman’s Kryptonite

There are several hikes you can take from the ruins at Machu Picchu.  David, my ever vigilant trip researcher, looked at all of these hikes and decided that most of them were way over our heads as travel warriors.  So we picked the easiest option, hike to the Sun Gate.  This is actually the last […]

Parades, Trumpets and Pee-ers, oh my!

We left our hotel in Urubamba narrowly escaping a giant parade.  It seems what we thought was a large parade at the square the day before, was only one small part of the real parade.  Our guide for the day, Juan Carlos, explained to us that the parade was made up of many villages that […]

Is that a Gorilla?

Dave and I do tend to wander around like the “village idiots” but sometimes this technique in travelling leads to spectacular adventures.   In Urubamba we headed down what would be the width of an alley in the US but was considered a road here.  The buildings were colorfully decorated and in various states of disrepair.  […]

The Two Loons Hit the Virtual Road

Hey loon watchers! We’ve been on a blog tour and we love it. For once, we don’t have worry about what to pack or getting to the airport on time. If you’d like to see where we’ve been and what we’ve been up to, check out some of our stops.  “Will the Real June Cleaver […]

The Two Loons are partying… Ultimate Blog Party

We’re breaking out the champagne (actually, it’s sparkling white grape juice), getting dressed in our finest party dresses (actually, just our best pajamas) and slipping into those dangerously sexy stiletto heels (ok, ok, fuzzy slippers) and attending our very first blog party! First we had to figure out just what the heck a blog party […]