Category Archives: travel

Getting “high” in New Mexico

There is something strange about agreeing to get into a basket with your whole family to float about 2400 feet above the ground using only hot air to hold you aloft.  Who would have dreamed this up, you ask?  The French, of course.  Something completely impractical, but incredibly beautiful; that’s so French.  {and they’ve been […]

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free printable luggage tags

Are you packing your bags to go somewhere this summer?  Is your luggage the same black rolling bag that everyone has? Yes or no, make your stuff stand out with these new printable luggage tags.  This printable is FREE. They fit nicely in the standard luggage tag laminating pouch.  I have created six colorful and […]

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30-second wonder

At animoto today, I created almost effortlessly this cute video of our recent vacation. These 30-second shorts are free, but if you want to create longer features, you’ll have to shell out a few dollars.  It’s all quite reasonable.   Check out the photos; it’ll only take you 30-seconds. Enjoy. SPL

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fun with templates

I had a little fun with some templates and my lake photos.  I can’t write much, because it’s my last day on the lake.  Enjoy. SPL

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Who's a sucker for a big sky?

No rainbows or sunsets here, but I love the big, blue sky.  We have had a mixed bag of weather on vacation: overcast, to rain, to cloudy, to perfect blue.  Here is a collection of sky snaps.  Enjoy.  SPL That’s my son skiing.  Doesn’t he look so little? Moody blue sky that is threatening rain […]

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Bloggin' and vacationin'

So, I am sitting here in the kitchen of our lake house at Smith Mountain Lake and editing photos before the kids get up.   Here are a smattering a photos from the vacation so far.  There may be more tomorrow if I get my bum out of bed early enough. Enjoy. SPL

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Baltimer and cousin, Bella (pt.1)

This summer we made a weekend trip to visit my family in Baltimore.  Here are the first few shots that I took.  But there are more to come so stay tuned.  My kids absolutely loved the Maryland Science Center. 

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