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One Year Ago Today, Part 2

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May 26, 2016 – One year ago today I was back in Vancouver to meet up with Larra. For months we’d been planning a Grand Tour of Canada and the US by automobile. Our relationship fell apart while we were on my farm in Georgia last August. I stopped smoking, got snippy with Danny the […]

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2 Steps to Becoming the Perfect Husband

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By focusing on more and more rules, I lost sight of the basics. It turns out there’s only two rules for being a perfect husband: Make her laugh. Take her dancing. Do these two things all the time and the rest of the relationship will take care of itself.   This is still a good […]

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Jim’s Dad Passes Over

James Francis Carey born Detroit, MI August 6, 1922 to November 6, 2016 Known to his friends simply as Jim, James Francis Carey was born in 1922 and raised in the Irish ghetto of Detroit, Old Corktown. He graduated from Holy Redeemer High School, attending on a football scholarship, and was the quarterback and captain […]

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Today

Nov. 2 – Larra and I spoke on the phone for an hour today, but I think the better conversation might have been our text messages. Life’s a Beach

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One Year Ago Today

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Nov. 2, 2016 – One year ago today Larra was standing at Kahalui International Airport, wondering if I was going to show up to meet her. Larra’s Trip to Maui Here’s Larra last August, snappin’ beans & shellin’ peas on the porch of my cabin in Georgia. That’s Danny teaching her how.

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Relationships Don’t Need to be By the Book

Country music legend Willie Nelson, although having his fair share of marriages in the past, is a classic example to men and women that “ride or die” partners do exist! Nelson had been through a total of three divorces upon meeting Ann Marie (Annie) D’Angelo, the woman who would successfully prove to be the love […]

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The Challenge of Love

The truth is that the more intimately you  know someone, the more clearly you’ll see their flaws. That’s just the way it is. That’s why marriages fail, children are abandoned, why friendships don’t last. You might think you love someone until you see the way they act when they’re out of money or under pressure […]

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Where Are We?

Sept. 23, 2015 – So here I sit in rainy Vancouver and Jim is in hot, sunny, walking distance to the beach Maui!     💞 Why did she not go with him, you ask? Well there are a few reasons, but the main one is Charlie!🐾 Charlie is my twelve year old Golden Retriever. Charlie […]

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ICBC

Sept. 13, 2016 – In North Vancouver Larra took me to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, where she worked for 25 years. This was the main building she worked in. ICBC used to lease this building, and Larra worked here, too. Ground floor, facing the sidewalk. Great views, she said. A shop where Larra […]

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Cigarette-Free for 30 Days!

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September 6, 2016 – Today I celebrated 30 days of being free from cigarettes. I posted the news on Facebook and here’s the feedback I got – 46 comments and 90 reactions. That’s the most I’ve ever gotten on a post. Wow. And… The support really helps!   Reference Step 1 of Your 7 Steps […]

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Home With the Dogs, Surrey, BC

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August 29, 2016 – Home again! Charlie and Charlotte were pleased to see us, as you can see from their overwhelming emotion and enthusiasm in these photos.

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Missoula, Montana – A Great Room

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August 26, 2016 – Larra: After sprinting across Montana all day, we stopped for the night in Missoula, where I found a good deal at the Ramada Inn. We were there before sunset; I took this photo from the room. The room was perfect for an inexpensive room! Tile floor, no carpeting, wood furniture, spartan, […]

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Omaha’s Historic Train Collection

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August 23rd, 2016 – Downstairs at the restored Union Station is a museum, split into several segments. First off are some historic railroad locomotives and cars.   Larra in an Omaha streetcar very similar to the one her father drove in Vancouver. A WW2-era troop transport A Pullman bar and smoking car. Tom, the docent, […]

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Omaha’s Art Deco Train Station

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August 23, 2016 – Jim: I’m a fan of railroads, railroad stations, and art deco. The railroad part dates back to my grandfather being a baggage handler for Railway Express Agency at Union Station, Detroit, Michigan, and from taking a number of cross-country railroad trips when I was a kid, back in the 50’s. My […]

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Jim’s Popular Portrait

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August 21, 2016 – This is a photo I took of Jim at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Illinois, and I posted it to Facebook. It’s gotten more Likes than anything we’ve posted so far on the trip. LOL So can anyone tell me why? Larra  

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Changing the Trip Again, Again

Aug. 21, 2016 – Now Larra wants to go straight home. No Mexico, no California, just straight to Vancouver, as soon as we can get there. We’ve been on the road for 67 days, and she’s over it. She wants to go home. We’re heading out in a few hours. P.S. I quit smoking 14 […]

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Changing the Trip Again

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Aug. 16, 2016 – We’re retired. We go where we want and do what we want, when we want. Plans are only guidelines and can be changed at any time. It’s the journey that’s important, not the destination. SOOooooooo, we’re changing our travel plans again. We’re leaving the Florida and Florida Keys part of this […]

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Visiting Jim’s Dad

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August 13, 2016 – I haven’t see my father since I went to Maui almost two years ago. Dad turned 94 on August 5th. This was the first chance we got to drive up and see him. My brother Mark, and Dad, were to meet us for dinner near Mark’s place in Tega Cay, South […]

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How I Quit Smoking with Facebook

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August 9, 2016 – On Sunday, August 7, at 8 a.m. I ran out of cigarettes and declared, “That’s it! I’m quitting! I choose to be free from cigarettes, and I just smoked my last one.” I had just finished editing and posting the series, Your 7 Steps to Health and Happiness, and I had […]

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18 Steps to Becoming the Perfect Husband

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When I started this list there were only three items. But now that I’ve been married for seven months I’ve found, upon advice from my wife, that there are a few more that I was missing. Because I love Larra so much, and I want this relationship to succeed, I heed her desires. Larra is […]

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