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How You Can Travel to a Different City Monthly!

How You Can Travel to a Different City Monthly!

Now you can travel monthly! Not everyone can travel extensively, or even very often, but thanks to a brand new company, Explore Local Box founded by Jessica Larrabee, you can! Receive a monthly box, or one time box, that explores the local flavors and cultures of other locales! I just went to Boston, and it was an […]

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Being a Mother

Filed in Empty Nesters, Important Stuff!, Midlife by on May 11, 2014 2 Comments
Being a Mother

Being a mother was not something I dreamed about while growing up.  In fact, I didn’t even like to babysit, and when I had an infant to babysit, I called my best friend, Shannon, to change “it” if it woke up. I was much more interested in animals than in children. People said I would […]

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My first Mother’s Day without Mom

Filed in Midlife by on May 7, 2014 6 Comments
My first Mother’s Day without Mom

It seems strange not to be planning a gift and what we will do for my mom on Mother’s Day.  She passed away last June, and there are still times I think, “I want to tell mom that”, before realizing she’s not here anymore.  Our relationship was never smooth, in fact it was pretty contentious, […]

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For Mother’s Day, Give Back to Mother Earth!

Filed in Citizen Science, Important Stuff!, Midlife by on May 5, 2014 5 Comments
For Mother’s Day, Give Back to Mother Earth!

For Mother’s Day, let’s all give Mother Earth a gift!  There are so many deserving organizations out there, I don’t know where to start.  I guess I will start with organizations I regularly support, which are animal conservation and protection, and urge you to give our Mother Earth a gift for Mother’s Day! Marine Megafauna […]

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