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Mother Moose at Bullhead Lake

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Mother Moose at Bullhead Lake

From Donna: Hello from Montana! Alan and I returned Monday from our Atlantic crossing and Mediterranean cruise on Silver Wind. And it looks like spring waited for us. Yikes, it’s cold here!  We’ve returned from Italy with a travel tip. If you are building in an extra day at the beginning or end of a […]

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Delicate Arch

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Delicate Arch

From Donna: Today, Alan and I disembark the Silver Wind for our long journey back to Montana. Visiting the Selinunte archaeological site near Trapani, Sardinia, has definitely been the highlight of the week. Did you see our Instagram photo?  Magical travel moments can’t be planned, they just happen. My Silversea cruise excursion to the ruins […]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

From Donna: Hello from Corsica! On Thursday, the Atlantic Crossing portion of our Silversea Cruise ended in Monte Carlo. Alan and I have stayed on for an additional nine-day journey that ends in Civitavecchia, the port for Rome. So what has been our favorite port so far? It’s a tie between the Spanish cities of […]

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Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring cleaning for travelers? Absolutely! While cleaning out, reorganizing and getting rid of clutter in your home, don’t forget travel accessories. Spending a few hours reorganizing and cleaning travel items in spring, will prepare you for plenty of boomer adventure throughout the year. Spring cleaning luggage When is the last time you inspected suitcases and […]

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Needles Overlook

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Needles Overlook

From Donna: Hello from Silver Wind. After six days crossing the Atlantic on bumpy seas (yay for sea bands and Meclizine), Alan and I are ready to explore Mediterranean ports. Today, we’re in Cadiz, Spain, where we’re on a walking tour of the city’s historical sites. Want to keep up with our current boomer adventure […]

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Visit a national park for good health

Why Visiting a National Park Should be Part of Your Health Routine

Visit a national park for good health

When you’re planning a U.S. National Park adventure, I’m guessing that the health benefits rarely cross your mind. You’re probably anticipating scenic views, wildlife watching and nature experiences that will be part of the trip. But visiting a national park for good health is just as important as the natural beauty that you’ll see. National Park […]

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Glacier National Park

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Glacier National Park

From Donna: Alan and I may be cruising around in the Atlantic Ocean, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have U.S. National Parks on our minds. In fact, as I packed for our trip, Alan was planning for a late May road trip to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon. And, even though I preach […]

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Bluff Baloon Festival

5 Tips for a Happy Road Trip

Bluff Baloon Festival

What is it about spring that inspires a road trip? Every time I turn around, Alan’s at the kitchen table with a Benchmark Atlas spread out before him. Maybe it’s the improving weather now that winter’s loosened her icy grip. Or perhaps it’s the feeling of possibilities that come with the earth’s rebirth. Whatever the […]

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News for the Week

Santa-fe-new-mexico-cathedral-basilica-st-francis

From Donna: Here we go! Alan and I are packed (uh, overpacked) and about to start almost a month cruising with Silversea Cruises on their smallest ship, Silver Wind. If you want to see our itinerary and tentative cruise excursions, click my link in This Week’s Articles. As time and Internet permit, I’ll be posting photos […]

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