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North End, Boston

In love with Boston’s North End

As a lifelong Chicagoan, I’d always felt this kind of connection to the city of Boston. The two cities share some similarities: both are known as hard-working; have diverse ethnic populations; and, among other things, are home to baseball teams with losing records of historic proportions (though the Boston team remedied that situation earlier this century). […]

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This traveling family is all about the National Parks.

Giving my daughter the gift of travel

My sole purpose for starting this blog a little over two years ago was to prove that my traveling days did not need to come to an end because I was having a child. I think my husband and I have done well in staying true to that objective. I’m still traveling, most times with my […]

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Family day (and a half) in Boston

Originally posted at – November 18, 2010 Spending any time in Boston was not part of our original Cape Cod vacation plan, but neither were Lucia and Felicia. Life and travel share many of the same principles, two being the ability to be flexible and the ability to adapt. So when Felicia and Mom […]

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Gingerbread houses

Day trip with a toddler to Martha’s Vineyard

Originally posted at – October 15, 2010 There are two ways to get to Martha’s Vineyard:  by air or by sea.  Since I’ve neither unlimited income nor a private jet, “by sea” it was. At this time of year (late September), ferry schedules and options are not as plentiful as during the summer months.  […]

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Lobster Pot

Family-friendly activities in Provincetown

Originally posted at – October 5, 2010 I honestly didn’t know what to expect from Provincetown. We chose the city as the base for our Cape Cod adventure simply because it is one of the largest on the Cape. Aside from that, all I knew prior to departure is that Provincetown is extremely vibrant […]

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Condo in Provincetown: Perfect for family vacation

Originally posted at – October 1, 2010 Provincetown is one of the largest “cities” (the word used loosely here) on Cape Cod. Coming from Chicago and having never been anywhere else on the Cape, I figured staying in Provincetown would be a safe bet for us, that the dining and entertainment options would be […]

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