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2014 - Another Year of Possibilities, But Another Year…. GONE

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This article is not, in any way, meant to be pessimistic.  I,  personally, have never actually welcomed “New Year’s” as an exciting event.  I have always had a quieter, melancholy outlook towards it.  With that being said, I have…

Escaping the winter doldrums

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To avoid some of the cold weather this winter, Chris and I are going away where it’s summer!  Right now it’s summer in the Southern Hemisphere.  We are going to bask in sixteen days of summer, while enjoying a cruise around South America. …

Rollin' On the Rhine River

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Chris and I were lucky to be among a group of Cruise Planner agents who were invited to take a Viking River Cruise. As the trip fell on Chris’ birthday and around our 38th anniversary, it was extra special for us. The cruise began in Basel,…

HOLIDAYS ARE OVERRATED

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This article does not focus on the religious meaning behind the holidays. My focus in this article is to share my thoughts as to WHY some people feel blue, sad, depressed, and lonely on or around the holidays. ~rln I’ll never forget the…

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page

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The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.  ~Saint Augustine Travel changes everything!  When you travel, you broaden your horizons.  You open your mind to new experiences and you are never truly the same. Before…

Don't Let Things Fester

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Note:  Reprinted from Doreen L. Guma's Huffington Post article http://www.huffingtonpost.com/doreen-guma-ma-fache-cpc-clc/life-control_b_4014189.html published 10/1/2013  I know the title of this blog sounds gross. You can see actually see…

Mariner’s club: An Extra-ordinary Way to Travel

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Did you ever wonder how some people come back from a vacation and they've had amazing, even rare opportunities to go “behind-the-scenes.” Maybe they had an exclusive tour of a renowned vineyard, a luncheon at a private villa on the Italian…

Look Outside Yourself

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We’ve heard the expression, “pity party” or “wallow in self despair”.  This article is a little tough love.  It’s kind of been circling around and around in my mind all day, and I figured, with the risk of making someone insulted,…

Sheila and Chris Korte: After unexpected career changes, we wanted to fulfill our dreams of owning a business.

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(Article Featuring Sheila & Chris Korte from Cruise Planners Franchise Magazine August 2013)The Korte’s Story – Sheila and Chris Korte met in the Army and have been together ever since. With a love for travel and an entrepreneurial…