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Paddling into a New Year


First day of the new year, a sunny 59º, and the kayak calls, nay, begs for a ride. After much planning and maneuvering throughout the fall, I finally arranged the car to carry a kayak and a bicycle. What better … Continue reading

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Time Is Like Milk


Bright summer day in the woods, blinding sparkles from a New Hampshire brook catch the eye of a five-year-old adventurer. He splashes into the shallows, never mind the wet shoes (that he’ll whine about later). The crisp water wants him, … Continue reading

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Tuk Tuking Around


My goal for the next three weeks or so is not to be killed by a tuk tuk. They´re cute, and most putter along reasonably, but there are some that are vicious little killing machines. And you never know which … Continue reading

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Grammar Lesson: Anticipatory Future Perfect™


As you may or may not know, I read grammar books for fun. Wait! Don’t unsubscribe! This will be muy, muy interesante. I write this from the comfort of my kitchen, cozy with a cup of tea in hand, indoor … Continue reading

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7 Weeks, 5000 Miles, 25 Carry-On Pounds, 1 Survivor


“But I love the idea – whether it’s in my work or where I live – exploring new frontiers, and I like putting myself in strange places and trying to survive and figure things out and gather up an infrastructure. … Continue reading

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