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Resolved: To Be Healthy

January 19, 2017
Bartlett Farm truck

Most New Year’s Resolutions are goals to change. This year most of mine are not. As I prepare to officially enter the “fourth stage of life,” that period from 76 until death (a depressing subject I prefer to ignore), I am spending more time than usual evaluating where I am and where I want to be. I want to become more proactive in cultivating habits …

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P.S. More About Carry-On’s

July 14, 2015

Last month, in one of my (almost) weekly blogs of tips for safe, solo travel, I wrote: “Assume that no one will help you with your luggage. Carry no more than you can handle and lift by yourself.” I was reminded of that in a long day of flying from Nantucket to Reagan National, Washington, to DFW to Corpus Christi. Nantucket may be the second …

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Travel Tip #4. Take Only What You Can Carry

June 9, 2015

Travel Tip #4. Assume that no one will help you with your luggage. Carry no more than you can handle and lift by yourself. I learned my lesson when Lev and I took the fast train to Avignon from Paris. We had ridden trains in Europe before, but always between major cities. We were accustomed to porters to help us board at leisure at the …

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