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Sandy Hoban


Sandy Hoban is a longtime educator, writer, wife and mother extraordinaire. If she’s not absorbed in a book, you might see Sandy out hiking the local trails or dancing to some live music. While a mountain mama at the core, she was born and raised a Jersey girl which has influenced the humorous and uplifting nature of her personal narratives. You can reach Sandy at


RV–Ridiculous Vehicle?

In my 20s, there were several evenings when I had to tent camp near an RV with all its bells and whistles. We’d arrive late and set up camp to the blue light that their 65” TV cast over our campsite like an alien invasion. Unnatural. Invasive. Upon waking the next...

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On Rising Early

On Rising Early I am a 46-year-old woman and I sleep until 10 or 11 am sometimes. Is that so wrong? Can’t a gal just sleep in and not feel guilty or judged? I don’t share my wake-up time with adult acquaintances for this exact reason; choosing sleep over productivity...

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