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Notes from Home: A Change in Latitude & The Next Adventure

Notes from Home: A Change in Latitude & The Next Adventure

May 9, 2022

Oh, Norway. Traveling above the Arctic Circle has been simmering on the back burner for quite some time. Herb and I were set to visit the Land of the Midnight Sun in June 2020, but happily cancelled our plans when our daughter announced that we would become grandparents in July. That June trip, of course, … Read More

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Notes from Home: Soaking In the Glory of Travel

Notes from Home: Soaking In the Glory of Travel

March 17, 2022

“Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi A few days ago, my yet-to-meet travel friend Bob wrote a beautiful piece of advice from his recent travels for a cruisecritic.com trip report. Bob and his wife Jeannie were nearing the end of … Read More

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Hiking to the Hollywood Sign: LA’s Iconic Hillside Landmark

Hiking to the Hollywood Sign: LA’s Iconic Hillside Landmark

February 24, 2022

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Bucket lists are a curious thing. There are the splashy, someday places we dream about that often take a lifetime to reach. And then there are the little aspirations, … Read More

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