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Land!

We’d walked by the sign day after day, week after week, and year after year. “Wouldn’t it be nice to have more acreage? We could build a trail for the dogs” I said. “Better yet, we’d be able to mitigate it and better protect our house from wildfires” my husband…

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Covid Tourist Invasion

First off, I apologize for what I am about to say. I’m sorry if what I’m about to say sounds rude, offensive and unwelcoming. I realize that I’m not being a nice host. I’m sure you are well-meaning, decent people. And I fully acknowledge that I have played the same…

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Road Trip Covid Style

I love road trips. Or at least, I used to. Right after college, before there was an internet, I used to keep a collection of maps. On an given weekend, I would pull my maps out, pick out an interesting place I’d never been before and take a road trip….

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Fourth of July Plans

Fourth of July evokes celebrations of our country’s independence. Fireworks, family barbecues, and parades. This year, all of that goes out the window. During my life, I’ve experienced the full spectrum of Fourth of July celebrations. Right after college, I went with a bunch of friends to the Mall in…

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