Big impact, small price

What have you recently bought that has made a big impact in your life?  These are not big-ticket items but small things that really matter.  Here are three recent purchases that I really appreciate. One. New ear buds.  I like jogged to music or podcasts, but my ear buds are...
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An era of wild and crazy expedition tours

There are so many great ways to get out and explore, and lots of innovative tour companies to help you do it. Nowadays, you can row across an ocean, cycle the wilds of Mongolia, or go into space, all under the helpful guidance of someone way more experienced than you....
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My summer reads

The weather’s hot, the beach is sandy and you’ve got a cold drink in your hand.  The only thing missing is the perfect book.  At least that’s my ideal day relaxing.  I never have as much time for reading as I’d like but I thought I’d share my 3 most...
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Our Syrian Family has reached Canada

It wasn’t the reunion we expected.  When Colin and I visited my Syrian family in Aleppo 8 years ago, after having rowed our boats and ridden our bikes from Scotland to get there, we thought we would return a few years later on our Olive Odyssey journey.  But by the...
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