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Going to the Big Game

“Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd.” — Jack Norworth, 1908 We have just lived through another Super Bowl. At the end of this week we will see the start of another sports and … Continue reading

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Conferences Expand Your Horizons

“Sci-fi conventions are probably the most fun, the most out-of-the-box, entertaining week or weekend you’ve ever had in your life.” — Richard Hatch, Captain Apollo in the original Battlestar Galactica Attending a conference or convention can be one of the … Continue reading

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Consider a Golden Gap Year

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. — Anonymous Some students graduate from high school and take a year off before continuing to college. During this Gap Year they might complete an internship, travel, study a … Continue reading

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International Families

“You are still young, free. Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret … Continue reading

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How Do You Say…?

“New Year’s Day is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.”                             ~ Mark … Continue reading

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For the Children

Looking ahead last week, planning this week’s blog, I had decided to write about children – my children and what a blessing they have been for my husband and me. Then came Friday and Connecticut. Now we are all thinking … Continue reading

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Movies to Take You Away

As the nights get longer and people look for cheap entertainment at home, more and more of us will be escaping to other worlds through movies. As an inveterate encourager of travel, I must ask you: which movies have left … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thank you, gentle readers, for being my correspondents. If you chuckle to hear yourselves addressed as correspondents, I certainly understand. The great preponderance of messaging has gone only from me to you. Some of you have written back to me … Continue reading

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Crossing Boundaries

My tagline is “Boundaries divide. Travel unites.” Boundaries define areas geographically into states and nations, into us and them, into known and unknown. Are there boundaries you have “crossed” recently which have broadened your horizons and increased your understanding of … Continue reading

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Will I Return?

As I wrote last week, travel superstitions abound. Doing certain things in certain places should help you to do a particular thing. Kissing the Blarney Stone gets you the gift of gab. Newlyweds walking through a Moongate in Bermuda will … Continue reading

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