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New York City is such an intense and captivating force that New Yorkers must all leave their beloved Gotham from time to time for areas more peaceful and serene, places where the air is cooler and the pace of things slower. City life is an immense trade-off. We have the greatest art and culture in… Read more »

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The roads and parks this spring and summer are filled with tourists and our highways are busy with people driving through our great land. Among them are my aunt Alice and her husband Dave Siewert. Dave and Alice are going on a giant road trip and are seeing some of the great beauty of the… Read more »

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Every generation must outdo the one before.  Not only does everyone know this, everyone has lived it.  We all experience the developmental stage of defiance and rebellion.  The obsolete is abandoned so new ideas can arise and society is renewed.  These are the rites of passage. Consider the “rite of passage” on the topic of… Read more »