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March 1, 2010

Mouse Stories

This event happened awhile back, but frankly I needed some distance before being able to talk about it. (And we wanted to be sure we had Kirsten signed on before she heard about it!). It’s true, we had a mouse problem at the office. Now I love little critters and fully support all animals’ rights…

February 28, 2010

A story from the Great Wall

Back in August 2005 my daughter Mira and I had quite an adventure in China. Mira was 15, and had always wanted to go to China; her fascination with finally being there made her game for anything. And we did everything, in a constant state of WOW. There is so much to absorb in China…

February 12, 2010

What the kids think

One of the things I like best about family travel is seeing the world through my children’s eyes rather than my over exposed ones. So whose better review than the kids’?? These sisters from Conway MA both had a blast last winter in Baja. These reviews are strictly unedited and in their entirety — Really,…

March 10, 2010

Thomson Family Adventures and Avatar

Truth is I have not yet seen the movie Avatar, but everyone I know who has says it is awesome. Just this week I learned that the very beautiful national park of Zhangjiajie in the Hunan province of China has been credited with inspiring the scenic landscape of Pandora. Wow! This is ‘wow’ because we’ve…

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