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Quiet for a while

I won’t be blogging anymore for a while. Thank you for following the posts of our family. It has been great times and so many wonderful memories that my kids can now look back and read about. My best to … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe (I mean Ow, that smarts)

We drove north through Iowa from Kansas City, passing several wind farms on the way to Minnesota. Did you know that Iowa is second only to Texas in wind power generation? Way to go, Iowa! I watched the turbines spin … Continue reading

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Make yourself uncomfortable

This blog has been about widening our “comfort zone.” Traveling and exploring other countries, cultures, cuisines and languages help broaden our understanding and appreciation of them. Only by making this effort can we become comfortable with it. This not only … Continue reading

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Fall in the Northwoods

It has been several years since we’ve spent autumn in a place that offers such a strident change of season. Yesterday as the kids and I walked home from school, an emphatic wind whipped by us, liberating the leaves from … Continue reading

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