Category: Reviews

Gear Review: Trekking Poles

Last year before Keltin and I went to Colorado we picked him up a set of trekking poles at REI. Well, I loved them too. That Colorado altitude gets to me when I can really only train at Texas altitude. The trekking poles were really useful at the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I took

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Paperback Perils: The Age of Light

Title: The Age of LightAuthor: Whitney ScharerPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Little, Brown and Company The Age of Light was a choice for the February 2019 Book of the Month. Something about this book really spoke to me but my to read list is so long that I decided to skip that month and then thought

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Musical Review: Fiddler on the Roof

The 2019 Dallas Summer Musical season has come to an end but it ended with a fantastic show: Fiddler on the Roof. I took Keltin’s mom with me to the show and we both loved it. TRADITION! The show begins with an introduction of the family roles of the community; the papas, the mommas. the

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Musical Review: Hello, Dolly!

Keltin and I recently saw Hello, Dolly! at the Dallas Summer Musicals. We are almost to the end of the season with only Fiddler of the Roof left after this. Hello, Dolly! was first performed on Broadway in 1964. Some of the ideas in this play are a bit older but they are charming. The

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Disney’s Aladdin The Musical

So I have not seen the new live action Aladdin movie but I have seen the musical. Emily and I made it a girls night and went to see this musical at Fair Park in Dallas. Despite the normal, crazy traffic of Dallas we had a wonderful time at the show. This version takes out

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Cookbook Review: Famous Dishes from Around the World

Title: Famous Dishes from Around the WorldPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Moonstone Press LLC Thank you Moonstone Press for sending me this book to review. From my Friday blog posts everyone can tell that I love to cook but reviewing a cookbook is something I haven’t done before. This book is really neat because every word

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Texas Hill Country: Walnut Canyon Cabins

During our recent trip to Fredericksburg we wanted to stay somewhere different. Keltin came across the Walnut Canyon Cabins. Wonderful and quiet. The property has seven cabins of varying sizes about 15 minutes from Fredericksburg. The roads to get there were lush with trees and wildflowers and in the evening – white tail deer. We

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