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Category Archives: Destinations

30,000 Foot Perspective: Don’t Be Afraid To Change

  30,000 feet above the ground my longing to disconnect with what is and find what is to be is overwhelming. Sitting in an airport for nine-hours, dashed hopes of catching a flight to New York repeat over and over and over again, ones mind tends to think in brighter colors and deeper hues. You…
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Riding the Airplane with Strangers.

LIFE IS LIKE  A BOOK My friend Bill Goetz loaned me a book. Actually it was his wife Jennifer who loaned me the book but stay with me here and quit getting all wrapped up in the details. It’s about a sister who spends one year riding the bus with her sister who has a…
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Give Me One More Week

Why is it that vacations are rarely long enough? Just when you start to relax and become human again the airline ticket says it’s time to go home. I can only remember a few vacations where I really was ready to go back to work. Most of those included family reunions but this time we…
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55 Years Old, Really?

When did I get this old? When did the number of years in my story end up so heavy on the left side of the page? I guess it’s a complement when people ask me how old I am and get this look of shock on their face and say you are kidding? But to…
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If My Life Were A Painting

Kathy and I visited the Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas and were amazed by the artwork they have on display. We walked through this amazing glass museum filled with original Andy Warhol paintings, original portraits of George Washington and others from the seventeen and eighteen hundreds. Paintings somehow seem more personal than a snapshot…
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The Gray Haired Woman at the Sheraton.

I sometimes wonder whether every person who steps in and out of our lives is placed there by God to teach us something about life, about Him and about ourselves. WATCH CAREFULLY I do not for one moment believe all of these people are good people or that all of them are supposed to be…
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Worthy of your Beer Tastebuds

  On the east side of Bend is the most vibrant brewery we’ve been to in a long time. Worthy Brewing Company is fairly new in the brewing industry but these folks are good at what they do. In a growing market Worthy Brewing really stands out. These folks have great beer. According to their…
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JACKSON’S CORNER: Don’t Miss this Bend Landmark

IT IS MOST OBVIOUS WHY THIS GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT IS HIGHLY REVEIWED. FROM THE BRIGHT CHEERY FEEL TO THE AMAZING FOOD, YOU JUST CAN’T GO WRONG HERE. WE LOVE THIS PLACE, LOOK FORWARD TO COMING WHENEVER IN THE BEND AREA. THIS VISIT WE HAD THE SANDWICH SPECIAL, A GRILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM SANDWICH SERVED WITH SALAD…
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PIER 101: An Old Favorite

541-994-8840 Now I realize I’ve written about Pier 101 before but it remains a wonderful memory for us and anytime we are near Lincoln City we just must stop in and order the deep-fried zucchini. This summer staying on the coast we found ourselves once again excited to drop by Pier 101. There’s something to…
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