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Hawaii by James Michener

I just finished Hawaii by James Michener.  It’ll go down as one of my all time favorite books and judging by the awards, movies and TV series made from this historical novel, it’s obvious that lots of others feel the … Continue reading

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Maté de Yerba

Halfway through our bicycle tour of Buenos Aires, our guide pulled over by the banks of the river in the Ecological Park and asked, ‘What do you think about maté?”  He held up a tupperware full something herbal, a hollowed … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Do That!

Perhaps the worst thing that my ears will ever hear is someone telling me, “You can’t do that.” Whether they mean that I am not able to do that, or whether they mean that I shouldn’t do that, either way, it … Continue reading

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