Polly 3 on June 16th, 2012

        Yesterday, on the way back home, Polly #3  decided to take a short rest break at Coopers Rock state Forest (13 miles east of Morgantown, WV) because the  breathtaking view from the lookout point makes a stop so worthwhile.  As soon as she got out of the car, she spied something […]

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Polly 3 on June 9th, 2012

        We first saw Marilyn in July of 2011 as we were walking up Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. We were stopped in our tracks by the larger than life statue of Marylin Monroe’s famous scene from the 1955 film, “The Seven Year Itch. “ She’s now forever frozen in time, standing over the […]

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Polly 3 on April 12th, 2012

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Polly 3 on March 7th, 2012

Welcome to Chicago! I’m glad you could join me! Destiny, Jennifer, Xavier, and Michael…I created this post especially  for you! I wanted to take you along with me on a hopping, I mean walking tour of Chicago.  We’re going to start by my hotel and head to the heart of the city.  You’ll find Chicago […]

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Polly 3 on November 14th, 2011

Recently, Polly #3 visited the beautiful city of Chicago and before she went, she was told that she had to try three things when she was there….Chicago Deep Dish Pizza, Chicago Popcorn, and of course, a Chicago Dog! What? You’ve never heard of a Chicago Dog! In a word, they’re awesome! Located at 26 E. […]

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“Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. Consisting of 140,000 acres, the Refuge provides a wide variety of habitats: coastal dunes, saltwater estuaries and marshes, freshwater impoundments, scrub, pine flatwoods, and hardwood hammocks provide habitat for more than 1,500 species of plants and […]

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Polly 3 on August 12th, 2011

After a very long time in the car, we finally crossed over into the state of Florida, and what comes to mind when you think of Florida…beaches, of course! Although our goal was to see the Space Shuttle launch, we were looking forward to seeing the ocean and beaches, too! The first one we saw […]

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Polly 3 on August 8th, 2011

Imagine our surprise when we came around the bend while shopping and discovered a garden filled with frogs…well, frog sculptures, that is! Located just out of Chicago in Oak Brook, Illinois, we found our frogs at the Oakbrook Center, which boasts six major department stores and 160 shops and restaurants all within a lush garden […]

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Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies. Say it again…Nervous Nellie’s Jams and Jellies. Isn’t it fun to say? This quirky little establishment is located in Deer Isle, Maine. Not only fun to say, Nervous Nellie’s is fun to visit. At this point you might be asking, “Okay, what is Nervous Nellie’s anyway?” Well, that’s the tricky […]

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Polly 3 on August 6th, 2011

Recently Polly #3 was vacationing in Maine and she had the opportunity to try a red hot dog. Red? A red hot dog? You betcha! Served grilled or boiled on a New England split bun, these neon red hot dogs were juicy and delicious. Other than the taste, the best part of the experience was […]

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