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Less is More

Whether you are hoping to minimize your wardrobe or just pare down the excess, here are 4 benefits of owning fewer clothes. You just might be surprised at how liberating it is.

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Haiku Sunday (102)

First Snow First snow, soft and deep. Boughs bending under the weight. Wonderland arrived.

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Wi-Fi & Travel

Everyone knows that public WiFi isn’t safe, but sometimes using it is unavoidable. If you must use the WiFi at Starbucks, your hotel or the airport here are some precautions to consider.

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Homesick

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Vegan Artichoke Spinach Linguine

This delicious creamy artichoke spinach pasta is easy to make and a hit any day of the week. Add a…

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Haiku Sunday (100 & 101)

Happy Thanksgiving Make merry my heart, I am full of thanksgiving For these given days. Friends and family, Gathered together…

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Crete

There is a kind of flame in Crete – let us call it “soul” – something more powerful than either…

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Traveling Light

Photo courtesy of J Cramer

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How To Fit In Like A Local

When traveling, especially to another country, we all have habits, tendencies, and expectations that may not line up with the…

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Haiku Sunday (99)

  Feast He is her ripe fruit, She is his only lover. Feast for each other.

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Veteran’s Day Specials

Here’s a little shout out to my favorite veterans, my dad, brothers and currently deployed nephews… and all of the others who have sacrificed for our families and country. Here are 11 places veterans can enjoy a free meal on Veterans Day.

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Ancient Arabian Places

Exotic cities, cultures apart, With minarets, mosques, and prayers to start. Meleke terraces, blue pools, and sand Groomed and tended…

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice (N)ice Cream

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin spice. Just because you are a vegan doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some…

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Haiku Sunday (98)

Flying for Food The cool autumn wind Carrying ruffling grey feathers, Hawks hunting rabbits.

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Milan on a Budget

Milan is a beautiful city steeped in rich history. The marks of an ancient culture live side by side a bustling modern Milan. Here is a list of 10 budget-friendly things you shouldn’t miss in Milan, Italy.

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I’m off to see the world!

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Aspergers- What You Don’t See

Being a mom of a daughter with Asperger’s is hard– really hard. Every day presents new challenges. I discover new speed bumps and potholes in daily living. Sometimes I spend an abundance of time racking my brain to come up with new creative coping skills…

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Haiku Sunday (97)

Arachnid Look how fine she spins And wins the fight between Fine food and fodder.       Photo credit…

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Gavreel

Gavreel He was fragile, fearful and fatigued. She was calm, cool and comforting. He had always been very good at…

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Truths about Travel

Sure the nomadic life is the ultimate lifestyle. However, it comes with a few ugly truths most don’t take the time to consider. These 10 truths about traveling can make or break trips, or even worse, stop you before you even get out of the gate.

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Invest in Yourself

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Haiku Sunday (96)

Dahlias Delightful Dahlias, Dazzling depths of dark orange, Dandy and Dashing.

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The Art Of The Edge

While this isn’t my usual genre, I was asked to write an article for Whidbey Life Magazine about Whidbey Island’s…

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Make 2019 Your Debt Free Year!

If you have set a goal to take control of your finances, get out of debt and start saving, 2019…

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The Midnight Train

Signaling the departure of your stay, Hungry for dark, you feel the midnight train Lurch, stretch, jostle, strain, and sway As…