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Some day…

Many years ago when I worked for the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Maryland, I had an interesting conversation with a co-worker, Lorraine.  I always enjoyed talking to Lorraine, because she was one of the kindest people I knew. “So Lorraine, how long until retirement?” “I only have one…

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Sharing the trails in winter

Working in Lake Tahoe for four winters for a cross-country ski touring center, I’m well aware how difficult it can be for these types of centers to make money.  Downhill skiing is by far the more glamorous sport, both in terms of its top athletes and the amount of money…

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Lifestyle

The Rise of Airbnb and VRBO

The glow of the lights lit up the sky  on what is otherwise a clear, cloudless night.  Given that it is close to midnight, I find it surprising that our neighbor’s lights are still on.  Being a night owl, I frequently will write or read until the wee hours of…

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