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Connecting

I was sitting with a group of passengers on an airport shuttle heading to our connecting flight when the bus driver was told to “hold in place.” It looked like we would miss our flight, and this was more than … Continue reading

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Take Retirement For a TestDrive

You may want to take your vision of retirement out for a test drive before quitting work. Consider spending a two-week vacation doing what you hope to do in retirement, such as playing golf, traveling, volunteering or looking after the … Continue reading

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Night Travels

Good chemotherapy gifts are hard to find. After 20 years of friendship, Nancy nailed it. Glossy travel magazines arrived in the mail featuring pristine beaches and faraway cities. A Post-it instructed: “Hang in. We’re going one day.” Chemo ended. Surgery … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Train

We met on a train from Paris to Barcelona. Sitting next to one another, we argued over who could use the power outlet. “Désolé, je crois que c’est a moi.” (“Sorry, I think it’s mine.”) Instant crush. A perfect, flirtatious, … Continue reading

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Discover America’s Beautiful National Parks

Good news thrifty adventurers, the National Park Service (NPS) is waiving entrance fees at park sites across the country on five days in 2022. According to an NPS release, the annual free admission days “are designed to encourage discovery and visitation of … Continue reading

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