Nearby Wanderer’s 2016 Recap

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This year has been such a great year for us in terms of traveling, family, friends, and school. It was quite a successful year! We got to spend a lot of time with friends and family in different parts of the country. We visited friends …

50 of My Favorite American Pop Standards

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As I write this, I’m currently listening to some American Pop Standards that lift the heart and never fail to put me in a great mood. Since I was in my pre-teens and teenage years, I’ve always been called an old soul. For some inexplicable …

10 Habits That Build Stronger Friendships

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So how do we build stronger friendships? Friends are one of the most important sources of moral and emotional support and there are a few habits that build stronger friendships. It all comes down to many factors but all can be summarized by a simple …

Portland, Oregon 2016 [Photos]

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What a great time it was visiting our “college” city! We certainly felt the nostalgia as we walked through the wet streets of Portland, Oregon earlier this year. Despite the rain when we arrived, the skies seemed to have opened and cleared when we strolled …