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  • New Directions

    Our Week at Galley Bay

    When Mike and I decided that it was finally time to take the honeymoon we couldn’t afford 27 years ago, we started looking for a destination that would make both of us happy. Since…

  • Sea
    New Directions

    Things I Learned From the Sea

    I’m back after a fantastic week in Antigua–still severely jet lagged, still digging out from under a mountain of laundry, but back nevertheless. So, while I’m still settling into the regular routine of my…

  • Mind & Body

    The Travel Paradox

    All my life, I’ve lived with this paradox: I love visiting and exploring new places, but I hate to travel. This is true in spite of the fact that I spent many huffy hours…

  • New Directions

    Packing for Paradise

    I can’t believe Mike and I are less than one week away from our trip to Antigua! I’ve had to restrain myself from starting the packing process already, reminding myself that a.) I don’t…

  • New Directions

    How to Get Away

    In exactly 40 days, Mike and I will be taking our first trip to Antigua. Actually, this will be the first trip we’ve taken together for the simple purpose of having a getaway on…

  • New Directions

    Travel Solo Without Fear

    I did not grow up in a family of travelers. My father served in the Army for more than 20 years; once he retired, he was ready to stay put for a good long…