Posts from June 2011

A Culinary Odyssey...in Omaha?!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:00 AM by Happy Opu

By: Stargate Atlantis and Firefly actress Jewel Staite

We traveled to Omaha on a June weekend to attend the Contagion Convention, a first-year running sci-fi expo complete with costume competitions, movie prop replicas, game tournaments, and even a "Zombie Walk" to tickle your fancy.

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Our Mini Vacation, Part Two

Thursday, June 9, 2011 3:00 AM by Heavenly Homemakers

By: Laura

The first day of our mini-vacation was spent at the Durham Museum, Red Mango and our hotel swimming pool. The next day, we headed to the Henry Doorly Zoo, truly one of the best zoos in the U.S.

I will say that our day at the zoo wasn't perfect, but that was due to the 101 degree heat that threatened to do us in a time or two, which of course wasn't the zoo's fault. And thankfully, there were some lovely air conditioned areas we took full advantage of!

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Our Mini Vacation, Part One

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 3:00 AM by Heavenly Homemakers

By: Laura

First, let me say that I really had no idea I was torturing so many of you by not revealing what our boys' "surprise" was. On Gratituesday when I was very vague again about what we were doing, that truly was because I had just spent part of forever at our hotel trying to get online and then stay online (my only complaint about our otherwise lovely hotel). Then, once I was finally able to post, my brain was so tired, all I could do was write, "we're having fun - I'm going to bed".

Now that I'm going to reveal what we've been up to,