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16 March 2014

Go with all your heart

I'm celebrating my 10th Blogiversary on the First Day of Spring, with the St. Patrick's Day observance of 9 years Quit (Smoking) along the way! To mark the occasion, which totally blows my mind, I thought I'd share TEN for TEN.


I've been fortunate over the past 10 years to do some traveling.

There have been lots of jaunts around Wisconsin -- "up north" to the lake, to visit my sister Karen, to explore Lake Superior; Madison area to visit my sister Ann; Door County for day-trips, and for bike rides & beer festivals; Marshfield, Milwaukee, Lake Geneva.


Into Michigan, Minnesota, and Iowa, as well as some jaunts down to Chicago.



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To Las Vegas with Sharon.


To San Francisco for my birthday.

San Fran

To the U.K.


And to Rio de Janeiro.


Some of those places -- especially the U.K. and Rio -- were barely in my dreams 10 years ago! You just never know where your kids are going to end up going to school or where your sister's going to move for her job! I can't wait for the next 10 years... now that I have a passport, I wouldn't mind using it some more!

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There's plenty more to come... Four to go!

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I'm hosting a Craftsy giveaway. Follow the link below and you could win a class of your choice, up to $59.99 in value. 

Enter to win a Craftsy class!

*Giveaway has ended*

You will need to either log in or create an account to enter the giveaway. Entries will be accepted through midnight CST on Thursday, March 20th -- the First Day of Spring and also my 10th Blogiversary! The winner will be chosen (using Random.org) and directly notified (via email with the free-class link) by Craftsy!

Some of the Craftsy classes I've enjoyed include Natalie Chanin's Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric: Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery, Angela Tong's Rigid Heddle Weaving, and Amy Herzog's Knit To Flatter. There's much to choose from!

If you just can't wait, there's a sale! Save up to 50% off all classes through Monday, March 17th at midnight (MT) during Craftsy's Endless Creativity Sale.


 *Non-blog-related travel -- that deserves a post (or two) alone!


The perspective of a decade-long span of life is pretty incredible, isn't it??? Wow! Love your posts; love the way you're celebrating this AMAZING 10-year journey. XOXOXO

You have been on some amazing trips!

Have passport, will travel! Your year will be one of joy and magic as you have so many places to go! Thank you for sharing this 10 year journey!

Wonderful photos and wishing you many more wonderful travels!

What?!?! No NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY?!?! ;-)

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