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July 19, 2018

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Sandra Scott Travels: Santa Catalina Is A-Waitin’ For You

I was surprised my children were not familiar with the song “26 Miles” by the Four Preps. Twenty-six miles across the sea, Santa Catalina is a-waitin’ for me, Santa Catalina, the island of romance. John and I have been to Catalina twice and there is more than romance – there is fun, adventure and relaxation. The easiest and least expensive way to get to Catalina is by ferry from San Pedro, Long Beach, Newport Beach or Dana Point. It takes a bit more than an hour.

Welcome to Las Vegas

Sandra Scott Travels: Always Something New To Do In Las Vegas

There is always something new to do in Las Vegas including special events like the return of Barry Manilow and other performers. No matter how many times you have been to Las Vegas, you can always find something new and different to do – plus enjoy your old favorites. If you don’t like vocalists there is always Cirque du Soleil presentations and freebies such as the spectacular music, water and light fountain held on frequent intervals outside Bellagio. Most of the major casinos offer some sort of free entertainment.

Grill

Sandra Scott Travels: Camden – The Stamp Of Approval

I have never been a dedicated or diligent stamp collector and decided the time had come to see if what I had was worth anything. An internet search of places near me that would evaluate stamp collections brought up Mystic Stamp Company in Camden. I called and was told I could drop off my collection any day they were open. I expected to find a little old man with a green visor and a magnifying glass bent over examining stamps in a dusty, old store front. Boy, was I wrong.

l Waterloo Memorial

Sandra Scott Travels: Honor Our Veterans This Memorial Day

Several places have called themselves the birthplace of Memorial Day, sometimes called Decoration Day. But, in 1966, President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo as the official birthplace. On May 5, 1866, there was a ceremony to honor local veterans who had fought in the Civil War. It was a community-wide event; businesses closed and residents flew the American flag.

York-Nubble Lighthouse

Sandra Scott Travels: Enjoy Summer Vacation In Maine

Think Maine! People who visit Maine for the first time leave planning their next visit. The choice of places to stay is many from backwoods camping to cozy inns to all-inclusive resorts. Reserve accommodations early during high season.

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