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Life’s travels are like a box of chocolates

May 27, 2016

“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” said Forrest Gump, quoting wisdom from his mother in the iconic movie bearing the character’s name. While these words resonate well […]

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Spring is in the air

March 27, 2016

April is the first complete month of spring. In the Mid-Atlantic, the March battle of cold versus warm is up for grabs. In April, the warm gets the upper hand. Everything is coming alive. Chirping […]

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Maximize your greatest possession: Your time

February 9, 2016

There’s no better month for a romantic holiday than February. Think about it. You’re getting tired of the cold. Why not counter the cold with a little cuddling by a fireplace? Bring on the romance […]

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Making the right choice

January 9, 2016

The weather was great and the mood spontaneous. We were carefree and the whole world was open to us. We were 12 years old and in a simpler time. We grabbed our sleeping bags, a […]

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A Christmas wish for you

December 8, 2015

What to give for a Christmas gift? Gifts are a joyful thing, so giving — as well as deciding what to give — should have meaning and not be painful. But, reality often steps in […]

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Experiences are the only things that you truly own in life

October 12, 2015

“Money can’t buy me love.” We’ve all heard the famous Beatles lyrics both as a song and in numerous philosophical meanderings. People also try to buy happiness with “things.” Recently, the term “The Experience Generation” […]

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Finding your vacation gateway

August 10, 2015

As I cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, that’s where it happens. At that point, I transition from the first part of my trip, leaving the office and familiar home turf, and officially enter that second […]

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Inspiration from a mother’s love of travel

July 2, 2015

America. Independence. Fireworks. Three separate words that, placed together, conjure an image and feeling. We celebrate our independence on July Fourth with traditions including fireworks, cookouts, family gatherings, and taking time to reflect and celebrate. […]