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Peru or Bust

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Note: There is NO way I could share the details and wonder of our recent trip to Peru in one post. No way. So, I’ll start with the beginning and share the rest…

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Friday Fictioneers: Out Into the World, She Boldly Walks…

And sot it continues…. forgot to link up, and lost a day! My dear Friday Fictioneer friends, I’ve missed this so much! I took off last minute to Israel, to see my daughter and help her move. She is expecting … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge– Layers

It was hours and miles to travel– layers of time and history. It was layers of distance up: first by plane, then by car, and finally on foot– Layers of air, up in altitude, that made our muscles ache and … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Tell You In Our Blogs: Peru… The Outtakes.

I’ve been noticing in the Facebook statuses my friends and I post, in many of the blogs I read, that we all tend to show the sunny side of things. We post the happy vacation pictures and the happy status … Continue reading

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And Finally… We Arrive: Machu Picchu!

After three days of perfect Andean bluebird skies and sunshine, it was unreal when I woke to the sound of rain on the tin roof, that I’d found so charming the night before. Nestled under the cozy alpaca blankets the … Continue reading

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Machu, The Inca Dog…

This is part 4 of our Trip to Peru. If you missed the previous two post, go back now and read them… Go ahead, this will wait. When we left off, we had two hung-over “kids,” two parents who’d found … Continue reading

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Oh Santa Theresa, We Seek Your Healing…Whatever That May Be.

After our killer first day of trekking, the roosters that woke me at 4:30 the next morning were in no way charming or exotic. I could hear them in the distance and wondered where they must be, having only seen … Continue reading

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No Pain, No G… Wait, Is That An Option?

Note: This is part 2 of our amazing trip to Peru. If you haven’t read part one, go back and dot that! Then, join me as I stagger up the Salkantay trail, en route to Machu Picchu. These posts are … Continue reading

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Peru or Bust

Note: There is NO way I could share the details and wonder of our recent trip to Peru in one post. No way. So, I’ll start with the beginning and share the rest over the next few posts. After a … Continue reading

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After The Bug

Tomorrow we depart for Peru and my stomach is churning. Thankfully, it’s just nerves… now.  The stomach bug that laid me low, low, low last weekend has mostly passed. This does seem to be a dastardly bug that lingers for … Continue reading

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