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Camping is Good for the Teen

Go camping! If you don’t know how, ask a friend, go to REI, make it simple, go somewhere close. Keep it simple if you are a novice. 423 more words


No Screen Month

October is here!  That means crisp cool mornings, the holidays are around the corner, and (at our house) No Screen Month!  No Screen Month is a time when we take a break from screens as much as possible. 690 more words


Pay Attention

Yesterday my husband and I went to lunch at a casual Mexican restaurant. There was a family of four sitting next to us — mom, dad, and two boys, around ten to twelve years old. 424 more words

Oysters3, The Haymarket, Basingstoke

A midweek gig on Wednesday, on my way home from work, saw me checking into the Haymarket, Basingstoke to see Oysters3 – the three founding members of… 634 more words

Unplugged in Cuba

Within seconds of the airplane’s wheels touching ground in Atlanta on my return from Havana, a woman behind me screeched “OMG I have 148 voicemails!” Almost everyone in the vicinity, also on their phones for the first time in days, chuckled, knowing exactly what she meant. 220 more words