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An Odd Musical Deja Vu Coincidence!
Thursday, January 12, 2017      15 comments

I was having lunch in my friendly little neighborhood cafe today, and I heard a very familiar melody on their sound system. I listened a bit more closely, and while I couldn't understand any of the words (since I'm in Lima, Peru, and much of th... Read more
Three Kings Day
Saturday, January 07, 2017      14 comments

We were just walking down the street, looking for a taxi, when there were trumpeters. And three men on horseback, dressed up as Middle Eastern kings. And, well, it was colorful and exciting and celebratory! rollingluggagers.blogsp... Read more
A Very Yellow New Year
Thursday, January 05, 2017      13 comments

Yellow is the color for good luck in the New Year in South America - so we hung up yellow balloons, and wore yellow leis. Even the Chihuahua! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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w-years-eve.html ... Read more
A Salsa Band Playing Christmas Carols!
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      8 comments

They came wandering by, first playing "Feliz Navidad" but then some more familiar carols like "Joy to the World." Still in their salsa beat, on drums and a few brass instruments. Christmas in Lima, Peru, has been exciting! rol... Read more
Karaoke party - come over and sing along!
Monday, December 26, 2016      25 comments

I won SparkGoodie points on my daily spin, so I just bought a karaoke machine! Come join the fun and add a song below!!! Just a title, singer or group, maybe a few lyrics or the memories the song evokes!!!... Read more
Return to the Kitty Park
Monday, December 19, 2016      14 comments

Finally blogged about our first two weeks back in Lima, Peru. Turns out to be easier to get a visa for Brazil here than in the US! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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016-we-came-to-lima-for.html ... Read more
Leaving Bellingham (home)
Monday, December 05, 2016      13 comments

and heading to Lima, Peru. Because my husband's dentist happens to be there. rollingluggagers.blogspo
t.com/2016/12/its-cold-and
-were-out-of-here.html We're SO COLD and mostly want to get somewhere warm - ... Read more
Wedding in Hawaii, and my medical stuff
Sunday, November 20, 2016      13 comments

We had a great time at my niece's wedding in Hawaii, and then a big family and friends reception back in the US. I'm having weird medical stuff going on - every test is great except my heart is doing weird stuff and no one knows why. As I ... Read more
Chocolate improves brain function
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      13 comments

www.inc.com/jessica-stil
lman/eating-more-chocolate
-might-make-you-smarter-ne
w-study-suggests.html?cid=
cp01002quartz My brother sent me the link to this article. Apparently chocolate helps improve brain func... Read more
Helicopter Over Hawaii
Friday, November 04, 2016      16 comments

Photos and the story of our helicopter tour of the Pu'u O'o crater and lava flow to the sea, and some waterfalls. Plus views of Mauna Loa volcano as we drove by. Fiery hot gelato. And volcanic rock cliffs. Yeah. Hawaii is great! ... Read more
Hotel Halloween, in Hawaii
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      13 comments

We can hear the luau going on right now, but this morning I went trick-or-treating at our hotel. It was so funny! They had free bags to carry, a route to follow to five offices around the hotel, and everyone in those offices excited to see kid... Read more
The Volcano Blog
Friday, October 28, 2016      14 comments

We had a fabulous day visiting the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii. I've always wanted to see lava, and it was bubbling up and spewing and making me happy! The Jaggar Museum was also interesting. But live lava - just WOW! rolli... Read more
Sleeping sea turtles, and black sand beaches!
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      13 comments

We headed toward the Kilauea crater, but we were sidetracked by our visit to the black sand beach at Punalu'u. Not exactly soft sand, since it's made from tiny bits of black lava rock. But beautiful and dark and different. The green sea t... Read more
HAWAII!!!!!!!
Sunday, October 23, 2016      14 comments

We're in Hawaii, playing for three weeks prior to my niece's wedding. SO nice to be warm and in a tropical setting again! rollingluggagers.blogspo
t.com/2016/10/kitties-and-
mongoose-and-saffron.html With lovel... Read more
We went up to Mount Baker
Thursday, September 22, 2016      8 comments

Gorgeous views, fresh clean air, and hiking around! Had a wonderful time, and probably need to do this more often! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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ocean-peak-to-bay-skiing-to.html ... Read more

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