Tag Archives: life

The Bucket List: An Update

Three and a half years ago I hit the publish button for the very first time, and on that whim Pictures and Plane Tickets was created. In the beginning, I wanted to document our adventures around the world and hoped to … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass

I’ve heard a rumor that most people wait to travel once they’re retired–when they have more money or more time–but if you’ve followed Pictures and Plane Tickets for a while then you know that I don’t believe the hype. I’m a firm believer … Continue reading

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Year Three

WordPress so graciously reminded me yesterday that it was my three-year blog-a-versary, and with as busy as life has been, I welcomed the opportunity to slow down and reflect on the last three years here at Pictures and Plane Tickets. When I … Continue reading

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Last Thursday we celebrated Thanksgiving here in the U.S., and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Being around my family for four days was incredible. We talked, played games, watched football, went shopping, indulged in delicious food, had many laughs, and … Continue reading

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It’s been quiet around the blog for a few weeks, and truth be told, it’s been quiet around my house as well. I’ve had some blog posts prepared, but it just didn’t feel right to share them during this time of … Continue reading

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Have a Happy Weekend!

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The Real World

Well the bags are unpacked, the laundry is cleaned and put away, the dogs have been showered with constant attention and hugs, and dinner has been made in my beautiful kitchen (technically we grilled on the back patio, but I … Continue reading

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