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The Micro-Manager of Preparation

Yes, that is my official title for myself:  The Micro-Manager of Preparation.  I very much dislike it.  So take the following evidence and try to formulate an alternate title to describe my packing behaviors. 599 more words

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How American Consumerism and Resort Destinations Limit us From Seeing the World

As I slept with my four pillows the other night – two under my head, one my arms were wrapped around, and one between my knees – I started to think about the little luxuries I will not have on the road and how I will adapt. 1,595 more words


A Desire to Cross Borders: Part 2

This is part two of a two-part post.  Part 1 was written before the incident at the US Capitol.  The following reflects our experience and our thoughts on travel after.   1,163 more words

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A Desire to Cross Borders: Part 1

This is a two-part post.  Part 1 was written before the incident at the US Capitol.  Part 2 was written after and will include current travel warnings from the US Department of State, as well as those of other countries.   977 more words

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Why I'm Not Staying In Town For My Cousin's Wedding

“Your relationships are the heaviest components in your life.
We weigh ourselves down until we can’t even move.
Make no mistake – moving is living.”
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Skip Those Long Airport Security Lines with TSA PreCheck

If you travel by air very often, you’re likely familiar with long, slow security lines and the hassle of taking off your shoes, getting out your liquids, and removing your laptop from its bag. 497 more words

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