Learning to Sail
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Learning to Sail

I used to dream of sailing. I wanted to pull away from shore, using the power of the wind, following an ancient way of traveling. But, I just didn’t know how to get started. You might feel that way, too. So, I thought I would share a few ideas on how you can get started….

Going to Camp
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Going to Camp

Have you ever gone to summer camp? Do you send your kids to camp? Camp was always a big part of my summers. Every summer, I would go to Camp Shalom, which sadly no longer exists, and Skogforden, which is thankfully still around. I recently had the chance to go back to camp. This time…

Planning
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Planning

There are many approaches to travel. Some want to have a complete itinerary with every activity planned. Some prefer to wing it – taking their chances that good things will happen. I don’t know about you, but I guess I am somewhere in between. I came across a quote that summed it up pretty well….

How To Travel
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How To Travel

There are many ways to travel and many places to stay. Whether you want to see one part of the world or another; stay in a tent or resort; travel by car, plane, boat, train or rv; so many choices. As for me, I like being on the water and hiking on trails. Seeing all…

Where To Start
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Where To Start

America is where the National Park idea was born. The idea that some great places can be enjoyed by everyone. In addition to national parks, there are hundreds of state and local parks. There are so many great places to visit, it is hard to know where to start. There is something special about a…