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MY LAST VACATION

Jun 28th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The fear of taking a vacation has been sparked by the overwhelming fires in the West, the financial crunchdown in Europe, the floods in Florida and various other discouragements around the world. Perhaps, as a result, we have had our last vacation. Perhaps the traditional escape “from” is now too much of a risk by exploring an escaping “to.”

The horror of being on a beach or in the mountains where terrible tragedies are occurring doesn’t provide much appeal to try to get away this summer. Ordinary folk are finding that staying at home may offer little consolation. Evacuation, sudden and abrupt, is no way to spend a couple of weeks of a well deserved escape. Colorado is a nightmare for both those who reside there and travel there this year. For 18 years we owned a cabin which is in