Dollar dazzlers “a change is as good as a holiday”

Dollar dazzlers “a change is as good as a holiday” With a firm grip on her travel budget, Melanie Ball, a travel writer and photographer, explores Australia for dollar-friendly holiday options. Proverbial wisdom tells us “a change is as good as a holiday”  – a modern cliché which is as inaccurate as it is irritating. But alas, escaping the everyday usually costs money and the recent global economic crisis has eaten into this year’s travel budget.  So>>>

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The Necklace

  The Necklace  The cheerful little girl with bouncy golden curls was almost five.       Waiting with her mother at the checkout stand, she saw them, a circle of glistening white pearls in a pink foil box. Oh mommy please, Mommy, can I have them? Please, Mommy, please?” Quickly the mother checked the back of the little foil box and then looked back into the pleading blue eyes of her little girl’s upturned face.>>>

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I Hope It Applies… “A dollar and eleven cents”

  I Hope It Applies… “A dollar and eleven cents”    You may not need this today but there might be someone who does need to hear it. And, we never know what tomorrow will bring. A little girl went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly jar from its hiding place in the closet. She poured the change out on the floor and counted it carefully.    Three times, even.. The total had to>>>

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