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By Beth Bond 

Who needs 'stuff?' Give the gift of adventure


Last updated 12/20/2019 at 3:18pm

Who needs more stuff? Give loved ones an adventure instead, something you can share and that will last much longer than that holiday sweater.

How do you wrap an adventure?

Well, the calendar says it's December, and the hustle and bustle of Christmas will soon be upon us. But some seniors have learned how to celebrate the "giving season" by emphasizing the sharing of a special experience or activity.

We do our best with wrapping toys and games for young grandchildren to tear into; their excited faces are worth any cost. But as they grow older, they seem to prefer the color and size of cash! And we've gotten older, too. There are only so many socks, ties or bath salts a person can use.

Now that it is the two of you again, why no...

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