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    Hard to Say Goodbye

    Take enough trips and you collect just the right gear for your style of travel. The GFA says goodbye to another worthy pair of shoes.

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    Take a Souvenir

    Big or small? What kinds of things do you bring back from your travels?

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    Locks of Love

    The Cutest Couple in Italy gives me another lesson in love, demonstrating just what all those padlocks on poles are about.

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    CANFEST Update

    Congrats to CANFEST Blog Contest winner Beer Search Party. While my dreams of beer blogger fame didn’t quite make it, I’ll still be heading to Reno in November.

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    True Love

    The GFA makes a pitch to @canfest to be their guest blogger. After all, how could they deny True Love?

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    The Third Wheel

    The GFA takes on the role of sassy sidekick and finds out being a third wheel isn’t so bad.

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    Coffee Digestive

    A little post-coffee class reading. Cartel Coffee Lab experts share online resources.

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    Get Outta Town

    When the temp hits 114, it’s time for the GFA to get outta town.

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    Time Traveler

    Returning to life after a 3 month adventure isn’t easy. Some call it jet lag. The Girl from Arizona calls it time travel.

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    Exchange Rate

    Two weeks into my Italian life and my standing changes from tourist to local. My friends now insist that I learn the language and speak complete sentences.