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What Not to do on a Small Group Tour

What Not to do on a Small Group Tour

1.    Dominate the tour guide’s time One of the primary responsibilities of a tour guide is to educate travelers about places being visited by providing information and by answering questions.  One way to isolate yourself from your fellow travelers...

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Photobook company advertorial

Photobook company advertorial

One of the best gifts I ever gave the grandparents of my children is a photo collage of my three sons. It captures in imagery, the story of their early years. It was created in a time before digital cameras, cellphone cameras and the Internet. I spent hours searching...

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Avoid the common cold with these tips

Avoid the common cold with these tips

You’ll Catch Your Death of Cold This old English expression mean you will catch a bad cold if you go out in cold weather. Of course, we all know you can’t catch a cold from cold temperatures or, do we? Despite years of trying to teach the general public that a cold...

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Canada or Australia?

Canada or Australia?

Too bad we live in a country where sun isn't bountiful. When I was growing up I often asked my parents about their immigration choice. You see, at the time they were considering leaving England, they told me there were two countries accepting British immigrants -...

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Fabulous photo

Fabulous photo

  Despite my love/hate relationship with snow and winter, I love this picture. 

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Aah, English spelling

Aah, English spelling

This is one that resonates because of my teaching background!                                     i before e except after c AND except when… …your foreign neighbour Keith...

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“Where do we go when we die?” asked the little girl

“Where do we go when we die?” asked the little girl

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning’s hush, I am the swift uplifting rush Of...

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Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher Re-structuring and redundant. I don't like these words. I don't like reading them. I don't like writing them. And, I certainly don't like having them applied to me! But that's what happened recently. The company I had worked for and hoped to retire from...

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On getting older and where to live

On getting older and where to live

This is a precious memory. When my mom and all her friends were younger, they would talk about how they would buy a house and all live together when they got very old. Apparently, in their house those who were most senile (their words, not mine) would live on the top...

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Travel Jitters

Travel Jitters

Travel. Some people love it but some break out in a cold sweat just thinking about the idea. It isn’t the travel itself that is at issue. Rather, it is the planning required, decisions about money and insurance, the ordeal of packing and getting to the airport on time...

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