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A Little Confession… Cuba Gets an “ish” from Me

I have a confession to make about why I rarely mention the eight days I spent in Cuba a year ago … I stayed mum because much of it’s lukewarm. And I steer clear of overtly negative posts on a country or city because travel is so very personal, and I’d hate to steer someone […]

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A Little Synchronicity…Plan, Who Needs Plan!?

And so it is that I prep once again to leave the United States. My bags are slumped beside me, a crisply new book (Gun, Germs, and Steel) in my backpack waiting for my endless airport layovers and my anal-retentively neat morning checklist ready to see me on my way with all my power cords, […]

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A Little Perspective…Another Year Over, a New One Just Begun

I had this realization the other day that my perception of time/years/events are all a wee bit different than many people. More specifically, different than about 11/12ths of the population (ie. the 11 months of birthdays that do not fall around Christmas/New Years by the way) because I measure time not always by the year – […]

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A Little Twist…Turning Tail & Traveling to Thailand

The time has come,’ the Walrus said, `To talk of many things: Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax — Of cabbages — and kings — And why the sea is boiling hot — And whether pigs have wings.’ This fragment of a Lewis Carroll poem wandered into my wayward thoughts as I sat down […]

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A Little Facebook…Friends for Life, or Friends for Now?

“Safe travels! You’ve got my Facebook details so we can keep in touch – you have a couch if you ever make it to Florida!” And just like that a new friend has come and gone. At the parting, my new friend scurries off with her backpack strapped to her back, ready for the next […]

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