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Time to Exercise

The COVID Pandemic of 2020-2021 brought a halt to much outdoor and social activity in my area for many months. Gyms closed. Municipalities limited us to no more than one hour of outdoor activity per person.  If you are like me,

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Gifts for Travelers

“Gifts, believe me, captivate both men and Gods, Jupiter himself was won over and appeased by gifts.” —Ovid What to give the traveler? Check out these 26 gift ideas: Portable Battery Charger Travel cork screw (light and easy to use), stopper

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Rethinking Protein

UPDATE.   “The little gummies are packed with protein, but not from soy or gelatine. They are instead made from an edible, jumping insect – locusts, which are a type of grasshopper.” —BBC NEWS Story, Sept. 23, 2021 ♠ ♣

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Panda Posing

UPDATE:  China says Giant Pandas are no longer Endangered animals – July 2021.  Their status has been updated to Vulnerable. April 2015.  In China, there is a Panda Sanctuary in the City of Chengdu. This week, I’m sharing a few

Posted in Wildlife

Booking Air Travel 2021

WHAT IS A WOULD-BE PLANE PASSENGER TO DO? Today, on more than one airline, if I book Premier Economy seats, the tickets are REFUNDABLE. While more expensive than regular economy seating, they are the most cost effective seats these days.

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