Category Archives: Getting Away

By The Numbers: Christmas 2010

Number of miles driven: 1072, roundtrip Number of friends and family members to see: 28 (including Toby, the family cat) Number of holes of golf played by Chad and Amy’s dad: 36 Number of Christmas movies watched: 2 (Scrooged and … Continue reading

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Antiques? or Just Old and Expensive?

We stumbled upon some fun and funky stuff (funky in more ways that one… but we won’t share those stories) while in NYC a couple of weeks ago. Check out this post to read about our trip to the Hell’s Kitchen … Continue reading

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Look Familiar?

On Monday afternoon in New York we ventured to the City’s Upper West side to ogle the Brownstones, tour St. John’s Cathedral, hit up Zabar’s (see photos of all that here) and of course score a bowl of soup from Tom’s … Continue reading

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Flea Market? Hell’s Yeah!

We know we know, this is supposed to be a family blog but we just couldn’t help ourselves with the post name. Anyhoo… Our first stop after checking into our hotel in New York on Saturday was the nearby Hell’s … Continue reading

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By The Numbers: New York City Marathon

Number of Miles Traveled from Durham to NYC:   500 Number of Degrees at the Start Line: 36 Number of Runners to Cross the Finish Line: 44,829 Total Miles Run: 26.2 Estimated Number of Spectators Cheering Us On: 2 million Number … Continue reading

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Where oh where has our little blog gone?

You may have noticed an absence of blogging for the past few days.  Why? Because we took off for the big city on Saturday and are just now returning to town. Safety tip: don’t blog to the world when you … Continue reading

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If We Had a Cabin – This Might Be It

Our Labor Day trip to the Eastern Shore of Virginia really made us want a cabin on the beach – or at least a lake. To get everyone in the weekend mood we thought we’d share some photos of a 900 square foot Arkansas beauty … Continue reading

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