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Washington DC Trolley Tour

This last spring the girls finally learned more about our government and the revolutionary war. We decided that this would be the summer to visit Washington DC, Williamsburg and Jamestown. When we travel we have some rules: 

  1. Everyone gets to choose something special that you want to do/see
  2. Everyone gets a grumpy day
  3. Everyone gets to choose a good souvenir to remember the trip by

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What makes a master?

I know we’re still getting to know each other HHF (Helen’s Hankering Friend) and today I’m going to reveal a big part of what made Helen, Helen. Way back in the 5th grade I had to choose an instrument to play in middle school. The week before I had to choose, a gentleman in my church played a cello solo and I knew right then and there that the cello was for me. My mom was worried that I was going to be playing such a big instrument and asked if the flute would be a better choice, but my mind was made up. Over 30 years later, Charlie and I are still making music and I love sitting down and hearing his beautiful low majestic notes. Yes, my cello is named Charlie. I figured if Yo-Yo Ma named his $2.5 million Montagnana cello Petunia, I could name mine too.

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I know this sounds cheesy…

After our tour of Haystack Mountain Cheese, we thought it fitting to add some more cheese calories into our diet by having lunch at Cheese Importers a few minutes away.

Cheese Importers is a Colorado family-owned business founded in 1976 by Lyman and Linda White. This European Marketplace features the largest walk-in refrigerated cheese and cured meat market in Colorado. They have an inventory of over 350 cheeses. They also have a charming French cafe, “Bistrot des Artistes” and is where we had lunch.

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