Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 3, 2013

Have you updated your bucket list?

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We should be going to places and having experiences because we’ve earned the right by raising our families and working hard.

Those who’ve sacrificed for others – our family, our employer, etc. – deserve to enjoy our own lives and put ourselves first for a change.

 I hope you’re working off your own “bucket list”.

 Today, I have four items in mind for 2013 – a trip to Gettysburg National Military Park, an ocean cruise, a ride in a hot air balloon and a tree house for my grandchildren.

 My first list included a trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We’ve now done it four times with our entire family.

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Keith Kappes is a columnist for The Morehead (Ky.) News. Contact him at kkappes@cnhi.com.

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