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November: The View from Here

  From the Winnie Brave monthly newsletter.  Click here to subscribe by email. "I saw in their eyes something I was to see over and over in every part of the nation — a burning desire to go, to move, to get under way, anyplace, away from here. They spoke quietly of how they wanted to go someday, to move about, free and unanchored, not toward something but away from something." ~ Travels With Charley In Search Of America, John Steinbeck Last week, we hitched up our wagon and pulled out of our tiny prairie village for the last time. Home is what you make of it, and for the past 4.5 years, this sleepy little hamlet was exactly what we needed. It bestowed us with neighbours who became friends, who ultimately became family. It harboured our road-weary selves in peace and comfort; and taught us more about resiliency than I ever thought possible.  But alas, the time has come.  And so, we're off. The hardest parts are over, until, the next hardest parts. ha. So let's get this

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