Month: February 2021


“Is this Ellen, the adventurer?” I am asked when I picked up the phone. “This is Ellen, the caregiver.” I responded without thinking.     I follow several ocean rowers on the internet. I watch their progress as they train, gather gear, run fundraising campaigns, and eventually begin their row across the sea. I know I …

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Dear Reader, When I first started flight instructing, I found the things I taught the best were the things I struggled with the most to learn. In all my other endeavors in life, I’ve also found the same. I can talk to people about how to travel like I do, because I remember when it …

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