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The holiday spirit in a difficult year

Every year our holiday wish is for peace on earth, but, so far, we’ve not come close. This year was a particularly bruising year, not just for those who live in the United States but even worse for those caught … Continue reading

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A side effect of our long trip: weight loss

We’ve surprised ourselves by a gradual weight loss on our trip thus far.  Yes, we wanted to lose weight, but be didn’t think we would.  So, we’re more than surprised – maybe shocked is the better word.  We weren’t on … Continue reading

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A Cambodia Christmas (just like home)

In mid-December the hotel staff in Phnom Penh started to put up Christmas decorations.  Pink and blue glistening strands were woven through the stairwell posts.  Twinkling lights decorated the bushes on the rooftop terrace.  Best of all, the whole staff … Continue reading

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