Category Archives: USA

Our 2018 Year in Review

December 2018  Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year again…time to wrap gifts, send wishes of happiness and wellness to friends and family, bake cookies, stuff stockings, sing carols, and enjoy the festivities of the holiday season.  It is also … Continue reading

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Deborah and Dave’s 2016 Year in Review

December 2016 Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year again…time to wrap gifts, send wishes of happiness and wellness to friends and family, bake Christmas cookies, stuff stockings, sing carols, and enjoy the festivities of Christmas and the New Year.  … Continue reading

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Biking Around Lake Michigan

Time to hit the road again – this time, on bicycles! Dave and I started to plan for a fully-loaded bike tour of Lake Michigan last summer when we decided that he would build me an Ellis Strada Fango as … Continue reading

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Home for the 4th of July

Greetings! Six months ago I packed my rucksack, closed up my house, and headed out the door to travel the world.  My travels took me to Southeast Asia, New Zealand, and Africa. I anticipated seeing spectacular sights, meeting interesting people, … Continue reading

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Eighty-two Dollars and Counting

I was laid off from my employer of thirteen years during the worst recession since the Great Depression. It was also very nearly, almost, practically the eve of my fortieth birthday. The circumstances were rife for a midlife crisis. I … Continue reading

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