Tag Archives: Appleton

Thailand Bound Once More

Tomorrow morning I head once again to Thailand, starting from my local Valley Transit bus stop a block from my front door. As part of my growing awareness of how my movement around the planet impacts the very Earth I … Continue reading

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Birthday Hibachi

Normally, when seeking out new experiences, I jet off to a different region of the United States or an altogether different country. I forget that where I live – Appleton, Wisconsin – harbors opportunities for exploration. My birthday last week reminded … Continue reading

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Browsing for Books

As a lifelong bookworm, I am always on the lookout for a quality local bookstore, the kind where you can smell the generations who have thumbed through the pages of the treasures on the shelves. It’s a dusky smell, but … Continue reading

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Public Transit – Heartbeat of a City

This morning I was chauffeured to work by my local bus driver. I am a vocal advocate of using public transportation whenever possible, whether I’m heading to the grocery store or exploring a new city. I have found I do … Continue reading

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Exploring my own backyard

When we think of vacations and travel, we often talk about faraway places, outside the realm of our everyday experience. Just mention Hawaii, and instantly we think of summer, surf, and sun. Niagara Falls equals romantic honeymoons; Mexico recalls images of … Continue reading

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