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“All Great Adventures Have Moments That Are Really Crap.”

All great adventures have moments that are really crap.” –Ellen Potter via Jenny Magiera I recently experienced this, and survived my epic tale. You can make it through yours, too.

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Take the First Step

That niggling idea that you have isn’t going away, is it? You know which one I mean. At this stage it’s a recurring inspiration. A “What-if?” A dream. Maybe you’d like to trade in your desk job for travel writing. Could be you’re thinking about starting a local community group for winter camping. Perhaps you’re […]

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Homecoming

Indeed, it is as important to learn how to receive a blessing as it is to be willing to give one. –Joel Osteen I’m great at giving. Giving my time, giving my talent, giving my treasure. I love it. Not only is it my nature, I also cultivate it. I value giving to others. It […]

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Reminder To Self

  It wasn’t until near the end of this spring phone call that I realized he was breaking. A college student learns a lot about navigating life, with many “firsts” piled on at once. But you know what? After hanging up, I realized that all of us flow through these seasons no matter our age. […]

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Sweet Lucille’s Traveling Beer Can Vase

Recently we celebrated my Grandmother’s 98th birthday–on Friday the 13th!  I gave her a silk white rose to brighten her room, and used a very special “vase” I had been saving just for her…. When I was about 6 or 7 years old, Grandma and Grandpa had come to stay with us for the weekend at our home in northern […]

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