Ways to thank a verteran @ http://nisiwanders.com/archives/3291

Veterans Day & Ways to Say Thanks

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My family has a long line of veterans in the mix. My daughters’ served in the Air Force. Many of my nephew’s served or still serve in the Army and the Marine Corps. My father served in both the Navy and the Air Force. A grandfather served in the Army. My brothers both served in the Army. Many of my…

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It's easy to find healthy snacks on the road. Read more @ http://nisiwanders.com/archives/3214

Self-Care on the Road *Snacking*

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Feeding your body correctly while traveling can be a tough assignment. Especially for those of us that love junk snacks. When you’re trying to put in 8 hours of driving into a day three decent meals is nearly impossible, so snacks are huge for the roadtripper! And, unless you want to shop around a strange town, most are purchased at Convenience…

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Forgive Me for Loving London!

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London City My Irish Da would turn over in his grave if he knew I went to England, let alone loved any part of it! 😉 First, I must acknowledge that London is one of the more expensive place to visit. I knew this going into the trip. My first time here I wanted to be a simple tourist. Our plans…

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Why Even I Left the Nest!

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Our first child arrived when we were 19. The youngest arrived the day after I turned 25. For more than 26 years my life’s biggest purpose was my children’s lives.  I took parenting classes at my local library. No, I’m not ashamed of this one bit. Who doesn’t want to be a better parent. I had no idea what I…

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How To Save the Most $ This Holiday Season

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I have been thinking of the holidays ahead. Last-minute shopping?  Well, that not for me – too stressful! So, I started today. Online shopping is the easiest way to buy gifts for the people I care about from coast to coast. Sound like a commercial? Sorry! I really don’t mean too. Love coupon and promo codes that save you money? Well,…

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Favorite Hiking Spots

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Close to Home Hiking If your looking to take a hike near Cape Cod, Myles Standish State Forest is one of my favorite places. It offers miles and miles of trails. They run through the thick 26 square mile forest, around it’s ponds, and down wide-open roads. It’s a refreshing respite from the busy world! Additionally, it’s terrific for biking,…

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Three Cape Cod Beach Walks You Don’t Want to Miss

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Summer on Cape Cod is a top destination spot and the world knows it. So, one of my favorite times to be here is early fall. The traffic is lighter by literally miles and the fall colors among the trees are getting rich and vibrant. Best of all, if you know the right spots, it can feel like you have…

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Travel Blog Transfer

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OMG, This Is Taking Forever! Hey All, I hope you will have patience with me. I must transfer a lot data while moving my blog.. There is a lot going on right now and it is taking much longer than expected to move a few years worth of posts. I wish it were as easy as cut & paste. Stay tuned……

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A Fun Day at Water Wizz with the Kids Read more @ http://nisiwanders.com/archives/3427

Water Wizz with the Kids

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Excited Little People One option, besides the local beaches or ponds, on a hot summer day is Water Wizz. This water park is in southeastern Massachusetts located a short drive from Cape Cod. My youngest daughter and I decided to take her son West and my granddaughter Bianca for some water fun. Needless to say, these little ones were excited!…

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Gaining knowledge on the road, beyond academics Read more @ nisiwanders.com/archives/1368

Learning on the Road – Beyond Academics

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Learning Curve If you travel, especially solo-travelling as I do, it is inevitable you will learn more about yourself. Often, more than you care too. And, sometimes enough to to realize the best in yourself. Beautiful vistas have lulled me into a state of near-meditation. Also, I’ve seen some that have have been so striking they bring forth sadness. Then…

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Get that Degree, Take that Class – All While You Travel

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Education On The Road It’s pretty simple to imagine that one will learn as they travel – new people, new places, and new experiences – these inevitably seep into our brains. A critical aspect of my time alone is learning academically.  Online classes have increased my knowledge and alleviated loneliness.  Best of all, it creates a sense of purpose. It’s…

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Taking the Road Home

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It’s Time It’s time to leave the mid-west and head back to MA. I love to drive and the reasons I have to get back are important. So, I must begin the journey. Spending time with the family and friends in this area has been fun and I’ve enjoyed my time here. And, I will miss them.  But, oh, am…

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