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I’m retired. Woo hoo!! Most of my friends have good retirement funds – financial plans that paid off – money in the mattress – stocks and bonds – all sorts of resources including Social Security benefits which have become our … Continue reading

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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all … Continue reading

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Maybe you think this past year and a half has been the perfect time to get back to family bonding. Some of you may protest that the whole bonding thing was overrated and you’ve had enough. Maybe your children are … Continue reading

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Picture this – it was almost fifty five years ago as my new husband and I embarked on our first vacation as a married couple.  I know this would be considered ancient history in our culture today, but we’d only traveled together … Continue reading

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We’ve been spending the last two days with my wonderful sister and her husband.  They’re both 5 years younger than us and their youthful spirit is much like the first couple in the above cartoon.  I am represented by the … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty had a great fall, Instead of King’s horses and all of his men, He took a log road trip.  He’s not been seen again. Not exactly like the original, but my friend Julie got … Continue reading

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Most everyone remembers the family vacation movies that appeared several years ago.  We had our own version of those memorable road trips ourselves and I’m sure many of you have as well. In the movies, the most outlandish things happened, … Continue reading

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