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How to visit 5 National Parks in 10 days…just knocking around

The question is…could we really knock around in five National Parks in 10 days? Hmmm. We were making our way

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Israel…where never is not forever

In July of 2022, Melissa and I ventured to Israel. It was the first time there for both of us.

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Knocking Around the honky tonks of Nashville

Who’s Vince Gill? If it’s not Dolly Parton or Miley Cyrus, I don’t know who you are talking about. That’s

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Karmel just Knocking Around above and below ground at Mammoth Cave National Park

A lot of our friends and relatives asked, “Why Mammoth Cave National Park?” Most, if not all, of them had

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Melissa enters new chapter as an empty nester

For the past 20 years I’ve been a class mom, a Girl Scout co-leader, a cookie mom, a PTO Secretary,

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Karmel finds an Americana surprise knocking around in Kentucky

On our tour of Mammoth Cave, Ranger Nolan said that the National Parks are what make America great and beautiful.

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The youngest of the Karmel kids goes off to college

An open apology to University of New England President James D. Herbert – I swear I wasn’t trying to hit

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Karmel Knocking Around for a Sunday Hike and Slice™ in Bergen County

The draw for this Hike and Slice™ was getting to Kinchley’s Tavern in Ramsey so we looked and found that

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