Keukenhof Gardens
    Our son Joseph served an LDS mission in the Netherlands from 2010-2012.  Lewis and I tagged along as Joseph returned to Holland in 2013 with his new bride Aubrey to visit the places where he served.  Henk and Jackie Rensen who adopted Joseph as their American son, graciously hosted our stay.  Joseph served as our tour guide.  We visited Muiderslot castle...
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Goblin Valley

Goblin Valley State Park
We love Goblin Valley State Park in Utah.  Part of the movie Galaxy Quest was filmed here and it's fun to remember our favorite movie scenes.  When the kids were younger we played hide and seek among the unusual rock formations.  This trip we tried staying in one of the yurts and it was awesome!  However, it was February and it was dang cold.  It seemed strange to feel so c...
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Costa Rica

Costa Rica waterfall
The instant I saw the picture of the brightly colored treehouse tent on the airbnb website, I knew that was the place where my husband would want to go.  Of course we would be sleeping in a yellow tent in a goat pasture, who wants to stay in a luxurious all inclusive resort when there is an opportunity like this available?     (more…)
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