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The Hike From Hell

      (or: Conquering My Mountain) We have a family joke in the Macdonald family.  When we ask each other what we’ve been up to, we always begin by saying, “Oh, you know … I got up early this morning, climbed a mountain … the usual.”  The joke stems from my father’s utter abhorrence… Continue reading The Hike From Hell

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Musings and Cruisings

My octogenarian parents take to the high seas for a long overdue honeymoon. It starts off well but begins to all go horribly wrong before they've even boarded the cruise ship.