Category Archives: Musings and Mutterings

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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Navigating the New World of Devices

Once upon a time way back in the 1980’s when telephones were still plugged into walls and were only used to talk to another person. When there was no caller ID and Siri was an unusual girl’s name, I got … Continue reading

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Life’s Journey

This is a travel article with a twist. It is about the journey of being a parent. I wrote it as a newspaper column when our youngest went off to college. Now it is being published by the online parent … Continue reading

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Oh! No! Snow! – Part Two

Today is May 1st and the Weather Channel app on my I-Pad has a Winter Storm Warning. Really! Over the next twenty-four hours Minnesota will get 6 to 9 inches of snow. I left home and drove in rain, sleet … Continue reading

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A Time to Give Thanks

In June 1967, as our plane circled to land in Boston, I gazed at the shoreline and the monopoly houses on the bluffs and thought, I am home. A surprising feeling as I was South African born and raised. But … Continue reading

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Oh No! Snow!

Oh No! Snow! These three words popped into my head when I was driving to exercise class, as the raindrops turned into very small flakes, more like freezing rain. The radio announcer said that the temperature had dropped a degree … Continue reading

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Hearts On a Carmel Beach

I found hearts on the beach today. I don’t mean human hearts, although there were quite a few of them. A young Asian mother whose five-year-old and a two-year-old picked up rocks, pebbles and shells. The little one also picked … Continue reading

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