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Graded activity to be able to walk again

I am injured. Again. It’s possible that I should slow down and ‘act my age’, but I don’t want to. Which might be the main reason why I am injured again. Last weekend I have attended a marvelous business seminar. It was one of those seminars that involve a lot of music to energize you, […]

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Camping in freezing cold

In Florida of all places Maybe you won’t believe me, but it’s true: the only time I camped in a tent that was stiff from frostbite was in Florida. We should have known of course, because the place was called St. Petersburg! In 2000/2001 our son studied at the Western Carolina University as part of […]

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A hidden gem near the Dutch border: Insel Hombroich

My favorite place in Germany for a one day visit Despite the industrialization of the area my favorite place to go is the Ruhr-region in Germany. In particular Insel Hombroich. To be there is incredible. It is a swamp on an island (Insel is German for island) that in the old times had no other […]

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A visit to National Park de Hoge Veluwe

There are still Provo’s in the Netherlands My husband and I could finally take a day off (we have the worst bosses ever – we are both solo-entrepreneurs) and decided we wanted to have a combination of culture, nature, exercise and fun. Preferably all in one place. We could have gone to Insel Hombroich just […]

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