Don’t Rain On My Parade Québec!

I am on the annual Oprah and Gayle pilgrimage to Québec , Canada to visit my darling grandchildren, Noah Jr. and Cortney, with my son Noah. The pilgrimage was so named long ago as an homage to Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King’s Big Adventure – a 10 day road trip from California to New York.…
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Maui – Part Three.

Maui is a beautiful place.  It is especially beautiful as a vacation spot.  But make no mistake, it does not come cheap.   It was a fabulous vacation – a once in a lifetime vacation for me and my family.  I don’t know that I will return to Maui in my lifetime, but I am happy…
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Maui – Part One.

I surmise it is time to start catching New Forty readers up on summer outings that have gone unreported. I have been thinking that there is so much to tell that it is almost too much.  I want to say little, but tell all that is worth telling.  As such, I think I will have…
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Maybe She Really Does Know It All…

Cheyenne received an academic letter from West Fargo School District last night.  Silly me, I did not even realize there was such a thing.  I thought lettering was all about sports. Cheyenne was nonplussed when she first heard she had earned a letter, but once she realized that she was the only kid in the…
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An Easter Shout-out…

Easter is a religious holiday, not unlike Christmas, that has become so much more about all the other stuff – cards, gifts, goodies, and family gatherings – than the religious significance.  I am not necessarily complaining about it, merely recognizing it.  All the kitsch and family tradition that goes along with Easter has dwarfed the…
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