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2016 – The Good Times

To misquote Charles Dickens, “It was the worst of times, but with many goods times.” It has been a crazy, difficult year, but we had some wonderful travels. I share them with you on this day, December 31, 2016. We enjoyed … Continue reading

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Waves and beaches in Carmel-by the Sea

It is already April and in Minnesota it is cloudy, rainy and chilly. So if anyone else longs for the ocean you can join me in enjoying these pictures we took in February. I love the gray ghost in this one. … Continue reading

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Musings while Traveling – 3/24/16

On this windy, snowy, Minnesota day I am tidying up my loft writing room. I am quiet and sorrowful about the horrors of yesterday, in Brussels and in Turkey over the weekend. I move objects on my shelves and discover things … Continue reading

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Winter in Carmel-by-the-Sea – Clouds, Birds and Nature

As we take small steps into spring we end our stay in Carmel. What we saw this winter  was the sky filled with clouds that looked like an artist’s sketch. We watched huge waves break on the shore, sucking the sandy … Continue reading

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Sights on the Monterey Peninsula

Happy 2016. I am lucky enough to spend the end of each year in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. Here are some of the sights I have enjoyed. For the first time in four years there were storms and the sea turned rough … Continue reading

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Paris Memories – December

After the attack in Paris I, like many around the world, have been thinking of that city. This post describes our trip there, fifteen years ago. Part of this post previously appeared in http://www.europeupclose.com   On a cool, sunny winter solstice … Continue reading

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Italian Travels – Two – Lucca

The town of Lucca is thought to be the most charming of the “art cities” of Tuscany, Italy. It is small enough to stroll around and although we only spent a few hours there, we got a taste of what … Continue reading

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