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A Guatemalan Inserimento

Last week I called for your travel “inserimento” stories–settling-in tales about arriving in a new location for the first time. Several of you have responded, so here come the stories! – Sarah By “WanderN Wayne” Hammerstrom As WanderNWayne, people assume … Continue reading

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Let’s have some true travel stories, well told!

I have travel coming up on my calendar–Indiana to see college friends over the 4th of July, then Halifax for grad school residency in August, followed by some tourism in Nova Scotia…  and after that? Maybe a trip to Oxford, … Continue reading

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Life Isn’t Always Fair

By Diane Hughes Our 4H club had an annual event called “The Better Grooming Contest.” I won the contest the first year and each of the following years I entered, but I understood this contest was not about what the … Continue reading

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Hope

by Paul Ketterer In 1957, my family made one of several spring break trips south, this one to Hot Springs, Arkansas. It was one year after the integration of Little Rock Central High, most of which went right by my … Continue reading

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When the Cash Goes Marching In

By Kelly Sauvage Angel Tonight, I’m doing a bit of laundry and becoming reacquainted with my cats. After all, I rolled back into town just a couple of hours ago, having spent the weekend at The Saints and Sinners Literary … Continue reading

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My Runyonesque Father

By Melodee Leven Currier I wish I had listened when my father told me stories about his life.  I had no idea the fascinating history behind his words. My father, Harry Levin, grew up in New York City’s lower East … Continue reading

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WanderNWayne Goes to Guatemala

By “WanderN Wayne” Hammerstrom Hearing My Own Story from WanderNWayne’s LiveJournal November 15, 2007 Preparing for a seven-week journey to Guatemala as my first big step into retirement has led me to discover journals of other vagabond travelers who shared … Continue reading

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