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Generally Speaking

Thinking about maters

With the weather being nice today — 81 degrees, low humidity, light breeze with sunshine for the first day in five — Andy and I decided to step away from our home offices for lunch. So we headed out to one of our favorite outdoor cafes in Raleigh, Zest. I ordered a zestwich with heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, avocado and sprouts. […]

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Generally Speaking Life

Happy to be home

We’ve just enjoyed a fantastic, three-week trip to England, Denmark (Copenhagen) and Norway. We truly enjoyed the travels, well, sans airports, but that’s a story for another day. BUT I’m so happy to be back in North Carolina….where – Strangers make eye contact with you, nod, smile or say hello. I’m thrilled that I’m neither […]

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Travel

Scenes from Norway Cruise on Seabourn

After cruising Southeast Alaska on Regent the summer of 2009, we certainly developed a taste full on appetite for luxury cruises — especially cruises that provide almost constant scenery en route to the next port. This year, we talked about how we’d like to cruise Alaska again in the hopes of better weather. After reviewing […]

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Travel

Our 12-Day Tour of New Zealand

Ah, beautiful N Zed! What a pleasure it was to tour the North and South Islands of kiwi country in 2010. Planning a trip to New Zealand can be a tad overwhelming. Whether you’re in the midst of making your own travel plans or considering a future trip, I hope you’ll  find some useful travel […]