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Am I a Butter Smuggler?

The anxieties of travel are manifold. What to pack? Sometimes I decide to bring “all clothing options”, which leads to the problem: How to close the suitcase? Reading material? Hostess gift? Shoes? Of course shoes actually fall under “what to … Continue reading

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Bringing Your Vacation Home

The raspberry jam on my English muffin took me right back to Vermont. Yum. Yum. The jam was great, but even better was remembering lunch with the Biker Chicks in Panton, Vermont, last September. We were tired of course, having … Continue reading

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When even Wrong is Right

You learn a lot when you travel with someone. Sharon and I have known each other for two years. We’ve shared meals. We’ve walked many miles together. I even stayed at her home in Seattle. But until Sundance we hadn’t … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones Might break my Bones, But Words are even Worse

Returned this afternoon from visiting friends in Seattle. For the very first time, I read on my Kindle during takeoff and landing. There was explicit permission to leave my phone on, “as long as it’s in airplane mode.” Felt like … Continue reading

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“Marvelouuus, Cherie!”

It’s been fun to have visitors from Europe in town for a few days. Catching up—this son is having a baby, that one is having a divorce—and doing things that I wouldn’t usually do. Peking duck, at the Wolfgang Puck … Continue reading

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