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Spring at Cubs Park: What’s good and what were they thinking

Cub fan relaxes before game at Mesa Sheraton Hotel

Sloan Park, a large stadium that seats 15,000 people (including grass) feels more like Wrigley Field than the Cubs’ former Hohokam Stadium.

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Quaint Gig Harbor welcomes nearby U.S. Open – Inns, Restaurants and Recreation

Gig Harbor, Washington

The 115th U.S. Open Championship will be played at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, WA (near Tacoma) on June 15th – 21st, 2015. Gig Harbor, just across the bridge, would be an ideal place to stay.

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Kissing the Blarney Stone in Ireland

Blarney Castle in County Cork

A Bucket List is a wonderful thing. For those of you who have started one, either mentally or on paper, you might want to consider visiting Ireland. Kissing the Blarney Stone in Ireland was my number one, on the top of my list, top of the morning to you all, for 2013.

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Gone Girl Filming in Cape Girardeau

Gone Girl, staring Ben Affleck, is being filmed in Cape Giraradeau. It’s drawing attention and tourism to southeast Missouri.

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Think Wisconsin Dells for fall fun

Cranes from all over the world are bred and protected at the International Crane Foundation near the Wisconsin Dells

Spread along the scenic Wisconsin River northwest of Madison, the Dells make a terrific fall trip.

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Fractional vacation home ownership: Options for a second home

Fractional ownership homes and time shares. There is good news for those wanting to have a second home in a favorite vacation spot while spending only a portion of what full time owners pay. You can own a fraction of a home for a fraction of the price of full ownership. You aren’t going to be there year ’round anyway, right?

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