#OTR50 Day 171: 940 Plus 1

Right this moment it is Thursday night, my last evening on the Vermont vacation with the eldest. We had a very chill day where we didn’t get in the car once. We “wiked” the mountainside trails that start within view of our room between meals. This time taking the more rocky paths but also staying […]

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#OTR50 Day 170: The Road More Travelled

Another day with a decent chunk of time in nature. We hiked up the ski mountain and back down again — mostly on well-worn trails. I then sat for a few hours on the balcony porch hoping for inspiration. I did write a bit…. but I’m not even remotely close to pleased with the results […]

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#OTR50 Day 169: Nature Walks & Naps

Today was day three of the Max & Me holiday getaway. We spent the majority of the day out and about in the Vermont woods or back at the room resting between excursions. Six years ago, we visited this same area and during that trip we did two outdoor activities that have been repeated across […]

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#OTR50 Day 168: Holiday Coffee & Waffles

I am the kind of Mom that packs what we need to make homemade waffles and enjoy an oversized cup of coffee in our PJs while on vacation. Plus, seeing as this vacation kitchen has far more counter space and shinier appliances than ours at home, it didn’t feel arduous in the slightest. That’s enough […]

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#OTR50 Day 164: September Looming

It is only Thursday night and the week already feels incredibly long. . .  I took a moment to breathe deep and recognized that it isn’t that the weekend *feels* long, it’s that it has been long! It’s been a days of early morning meetings with the middle east and late night calls with the […]

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#OTR50 Day 129: Pinpoints

Delayed posting due to wonky internet with US devices in Ireland and all sorts of off-line writing into non-wordpress formats and then fiddling with posting to private tools. I’ve been listening to loads of new music lately. Now that I finally entered the new musical world of streaming services, I am taking full advantage of […]

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#OTR50 Day 127: Dublin, Ireland

Delayed posting due to wonky internet with US devices in Ireland and all sorts of off-line writing into non-wordpress formats and then fiddling with posting to private tools. Last night was AMAZING. The concert in Dublin I posted about yesterday by The Luka State was excellent — but the after connection was something wonderfully unexpected. […]

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