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Two very cool 1930s Route 66 motor courts we visited on our honeymoon

[Kelly Kazek] When Sweetums and I were on our Route 66 honeymoon, which was almost a year ago now, we were fascinated with the old motor courts along the original route. We saw a few that were abandoned and some that had been refurbished. We decided we wanted to have the experience but only for one… Continue reading Two very cool 1930s Route 66 motor courts we visited on our honeymoon

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So I’m a princess. You wanna make something of it?

If you’ve known me long enough – either in real life or online life – you know that every now and then I can be just a touch of a princess. When I went camping one winter with Sweetums, he was a little annoyed he had to invest in new-fangled, state-of-the-art equipment, such as an… Continue reading So I’m a princess. You wanna make something of it?

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Our visit to Jekyll Island’s haunted ‘Millionaire’s Club’

[Kelly Kazek] When I was young and my family lived in Warner Robins, Ga., we spent a week every summer on Jekyll Island, usually with another family or two. We spent most of our time on Jekyll’s famous driftwood beaches (I’ll write more about those later) so I knew very little about the island’s history until… Continue reading Our visit to Jekyll Island’s haunted ‘Millionaire’s Club’

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Does your family even know there’s a dishwasher in the house? Meme Friday

[Kelly Kazek] One of the most frustrating things for parents: Coming home to a sink filled with dishes and the sink is located beside the dishwasher. Should we just be grateful the dishes made it from the table/sofa/floor/bed/yard/closet to the sink? Nah. Get with it, family! Maybe this meme will help. #MemeFriday #fromtheblog

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9 things journalists wish commenters knew

Yes, I went there. I am inviting more comments with my column on online commenters and trolls. The link at the bottom of this excerpt will take you to the full column on AL.com. I decided I need to do my part in fostering better communication. To start the discussion, I am writing nine things… Continue reading 9 things journalists wish commenters knew