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Pictures Pictures During a Pandemic

What can I write in this post? Everything seems so trivial. The world is gripped by a pandemic. A black man dies with the boot heel of a white policeman pressing done on his neck. This ignites fires and chaos … 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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Big Sur, CA – Sky, Water, land

The Pacific Coast Highway runs from the the northern point of Oregon to the southern tip of California, down the west coast of the United States. This is a snapshot of the highway of mountains, sky and water through Big … Continue reading

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The Three Questions

This is an article about me that appeared in our local weekly newspaper, the Chanhassen Villager.

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Westminster Abbey I loved visiting the coronation church in London and wrote this post for Europe Up Close.

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The Towns of Christmas Past

I gaze out the window at the rain streaming down the windows of my cottage in Carmel on Christmas Day and like the ghosts of A Christmas Carol, I think of Christmas days past. Growing up in South Africa we … Continue reading

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A Braai in the African Boma

“Oh my gosh, that was amazing!” said my eleven-year-old grandson, as he rushed up to us in the Boma. “We saw lion, rhino, elephant and wildebeest, that were as close as the street is to our front door at home.” … Continue reading

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