Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 15

Desert View: A View to Remember

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No trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon would be complete without taking in the spectacular sights from Desert View.  This particular overlook is one of my favorites of the South Rim because Desert View was my wife Karen and I’s first view of the park together.  It was a cold quick stop …

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Jan 14

My one word New Year’s Resolution

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Karen here weighing in on my New Year’s Resolution.  I have heard a lot of people talking about having a ‘word of the year’ rather than making a lot of un-keepable resolutions.  I took a little time a few days ago writing out my thoughts and where I am in my life and it all …

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Jan 13

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread: A New Twist on an Old Classic

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All three of us love bananas and we love banana bread so when Kenny found an exciting recipe on pinterest for Chocolate Chip Banana Bread we knew we had to give it a go! via I have a Banana Bread recipe that I LOVE because it always comes out nice and moist.  Nothing is worse …

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Jan 11

Top 10 Phoenix

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Phoenix has been a growing city for decades now and the amount of activities and attractions have grown right along with it.  No matter what you are looking for or find entertaining the Phoenix Metropolitan Area will have you covered.  My wife and I are always looking for fun and stimulating things to do with …

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Jan 10

Teaching Tip: Quick Easy Review for Better Test Scores

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Quick Easy Review for Better Test Scores via In this day and age in teaching I am always looking for ways to help my students increase their standardized test scores not only for their sake but mine as well.  Like most states the one I work in has a list of tests for students to …

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Jan 09

Pinterest Project: Great Gak Goo

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With the holidays we sort of fell off our ‘weekly’ testing of a Pinterest project.  Well, we are back in full force and had a great time testing out Gak.  It’s a childhood memory of Kenny’s so it was extra special.  I think every little boy (or girl for that matter) gets excited about the …

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Jan 08

Made our Bucket List: Redwood National and State Parks

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via Redwood National and State Parks has long been on our bucket list of vacation spots.  Our jowls dropped when we saw the large sequoia trees of Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks a few years back and we have been ready to see the famous redwood trees ever since.  There is nothing like standing next …

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Jan 07

Hermit Road: Grand Canyon National Park

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Hermit Road is a must see whenever visiting the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.  The road runs for 8 miles with 8 scenic overlooks including a chance to see an unobstructed view of the Colorado River.  My wife and I have traveled twice along the Hermit Road and really enjoyed both visits to the …

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Jan 06

Sea Life Aquarium Kansas City:

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Sea Life Aquarium Kansas City is one of 40 Sea Life Aquariums found throughout the world.  We had never been to a Sea Life Brand Aquarium before and though it is not the best aquarium we have ever been to it was still an enjoyable visit.  The aquarium is located in Crown Plaza, a shopping …

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