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Christmas Cruise: A Weekend at Walmart

A few years ago we started a new holiday tradition in our house. Realizing how much we disliked the craziness that is the American Christmas season, Brenda and I decided to start taking our three kids on a trip, in place of buying gifts. We thought it would be a great way to connect as […]

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Tagonce

I hate luggage tags. I know it’s a silly thing, but I think for the most part they are useless. Constantly filling out information by hand on flimsy pieces of paper and then attaching it to your bag, usually with an inadequate strap. I like my Briggs-Riley roll aboard but even that has an interior […]

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Christmas Market in Germany

It’s getting to be that time of year when Brenda and I start thinking about Germany. I know that may sound odd, but for quite a few years we traveled to Frankfurt, Germany every December. One of our vendors, a German company, participates in a large international trade show that we would attend. It gave […]

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Whistler Blackcomb

The older we get, the more we prefer warm weather. It might be because we’ve spent our lives growing up in Wisconsin, where there truly is a shortage of warm days. But whatever the reason, both Brenda and I are constantly seeking places that afford us long days of hot, humid weather. This certainly is […]