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  • Dorothy had it right. There really is - no place like home.
  • For sure, I enjoyed our journey - every single aspect of it. The sights in Hawaii - amazing, incredible vistas, fascinating people, wonderful stories; the ultra-relaxing days at sea, with shooting stars in the dark night ocean sky, finally reading through several books. The unexpected 5 day delay getting home afforded us the chance to spend some real quality time, not just a “fly-by”, with our son in his new world. I wouldn’t trade that time for anything. Being there with him when he got the call saying he got selected to help facilitate the camp in Malaysia in December - a win he really needed – was beyond wonderful.
  • Yes, I do love to travel - but deep down inside, I think I am just a real homebody, at heart. I just like being surrounded by my “stuff”, being in my “cave”, where I truly feel “connected”. Here is where I can percolate on things, digest all of the information that comes at me from a million different directions, and make some sense of it all, in a way that I can live with, and understand.
  • I think maybe this was the whole point of my “chautauqua”, my search for knowledge that I felt like I was on during this journey. This is truly where I belong. While I definitely do still have a strong case of the “wanderlust” in me, and will always need to go exploring and seeing new and interesting things to expand my inner vistas and my appreciation of this incredible place called earth, at the end of it all, where I really want to be, is home. Here, I am me. Here, I am. Home, sweet home.
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