Taking the Kids — away for Thanksgiving
Kids riding at Elkhorn Ranch during the Thanksgiving holiday

Taking the Kids — away for Thanksgiving

Families increasingly are seizing Thanksgiving week for a family vacation. Families explain it is typically a slow week at work and school — some kids have the entire week off, and there may be fewer family obligations.

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A wedding in Santa Fe and an unexpected Halloween Treat
Dining room at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe NM

A wedding in Santa Fe and an unexpected Halloween Treat

The morning after the wedding we found a note on our door inviting us to a “Fur Friends Costume Contest” that afternoon to benefit the Espanola Humane Society, which has found adoptions for more than 152,000 dogs and cats over the years. How could we pass this up, Trooper seemed to ask us.

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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS NOV 2

The 20th annual Dia de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever in Los Angeles will take place on Saturday November 2, 2019. This year’s theme is the Monarch Butterfly and its winter home, the Mexican state of Michoacán.

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How I got the “money shot” in Custer State Park
The Money Shot

How I got the “money shot” in Custer State Park

After some explicit can't miss instruction I went to the road, dodged an occasional car, fended off a few mountain lions, and took this photo that may not win me an award, but is definitely the coolest night photo I've ever taken

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KID-FRIENDLY HOTEL IN QUEBEC

Le Germain Charlevoix Hotel & Spa in Quebec, Canada offers kid-friendly accommodations with bunk beds, baby toiletries and DVD players. Guests can reach the hotel on the Train de Charlevoix, which provides spectacular sea and mountain views.

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VISIT FIJI

Fiji, a country in the South Pacific, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands. It is a remote and enchanting destination with a multitude of palm trees, pristine ocean water and coral reefs.

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WORLDS BEYOND EARTH

The Worlds Beyond Earth space show at the American Museum of Natural History in New York will open on January 21, 2020. It is a stunning exploration of our solar system. Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o is the narrator.

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