Six Days in Bavaria ~

By the time we left Prague neither one of us was back up to speed and I was still sporting a hacking bit of a cough, but we carried forward.

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It’s The Stuff Fairy Tales Are Made Of ~

Prague has it going on.  When you think back it wasn’t that long ago the Czech Republic was behind the iron curtain; the fact that we are now free to come and go across the border wasn’t lost on me.

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A Day at Dachau ~

Arbeit Macht Frei

Labor Brings Liberty

These are the words emblazoned over the entrance gate to Dachau Concentration Camp – the model for all camps.

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It’s Known as The Bone Church ~

With only two days left in Prague it was a choice between Sunday or Monday as to which day we would take a day trip to Kutna Hora.  We decided Sunday was the better choice giving us a just in case day if we didn’t make it.

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The Paris of Eastern Europe ~

We walked several miles and climbed 150 stairs (Abi counted) yesterday, in the cold and mist, just so I could show you this view.  Okay, yes, we wanted to see it for ourselves but you get the benefit without the hike.  You’re welcome!

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Today’s the Day ~

Today’s the day, we’re on our way.

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What You May Not Know ~

I first published this post in November of 2013.  Since then, this little ole blog of mine has made lots of new friends and over the past year we made significant changes in our lives. I thought it might be time for an update.  So, just for fun here’s an updated version of 25 things you may not know about me.  They are in no particular order.

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Remembering Ellen ~

I wrote this post two years ago.  I purposely republish it each year on February 19 as a way to remember – and share – my sister’s story, and hopefully her story will offer a gentle nudge to those who may need it.

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The What If Scenario ~

“What if nothing exists and we’re all in somebody’s dream?”

- Woody Allen

I suppose when anyone takes on an adventure that most consider a bit out-of-the ordinary, the inevitable questions arise, such as how does one even begin to figure out the logistics and what’s in the pack, Jack?

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Because It’s There ~

Why?  We get asked that a lot.  Why would we want to walk 500 miles across Spain following the Camino de Santiago?  In truth, we really don’t have an answer.  It kinda beats the hell out of us why we’re taking this on.

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