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European Holiday Part 3: Paris, France

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Welcome to part 3 of our European Holiday recap! Part 1 detailed our stay in Berlin; part 2 was all about Florence. Let’s pick up the trail with our travel from Florence the afternoon of Thursday, September 29, to our final stop, the City of Lights: Paris, France. Our airport…

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European Holiday Part 2: Florence, Italy

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Welcome to part 2 of our European Holiday recap! Part 1 detailed our stay in Berlin. Let’s pick up the story with our travel from Berlin the morning of Monday, September 26, to our second stop: Florence, Italy. Our airport transfer was scheduled for 11 a.m. After extending our thanks…

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European Holiday Part 1: Berlin, Germany

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So we went to Europe on holiday. This is part 1 of our trip summary–watch for parts 2 and 3! It all started with Mike’s decision to run the Berlin Marathon. It’s a world marathon major—in league with the marathons in Boston, New York, London, Chicago, and Tokyo. These six…

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That Time We Went on Holiday to Europe

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Earlier this year, when Mike was solidifying his race schedule with his coach, he mentioned the Berlin Marathon as an option. As in Germany. As in EUROPE. Being the travel enthusiast that I am, my breath caught—I always hoped we would one day go to Europe, but such a trip…

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Give the Airlines Some Love

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Oh, how I love to travel. I love the going and the getting there, by car or air or whatever (except, boats, which can sometimes be not-so-fun for my head). Air travel is especially great because I get to do some of my most favorite things: reading, crossword puzzles, hanging…

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Things I Love about India

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In less than eight hours I leave India. [sigh.] Of course I miss the Hubster, and I am so happy to get home to him. But my heart longs to stay, to spend time with the daughters in this incredible family I’ve come to know and love. I thought I…

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Practicing Rest

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There is something about travel—especially long-distance travel—that prods the heart to consider matters of safety and security. Our hearts tend to find comfort in familiarity, the very thing that most trips lack. My upcoming trip to India weighs in heavy on the Unknown Scale. I’ve never been there. I’ve never…

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