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A New Journey Begins

Yesterday started out like any other Tuesday. I got up, packed lunches, dropped hubby off at work and went on to my job. Half an hour later, everything changed. My boss (the pastor, since I worked at a church) sat … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery Tour

I went on a musical journey to the past Thursday night. 50 years into the past, to be exact. My granddaughter Ivy had a violin concert at her elementary school. She attends Peeler Open School, a magnet school for the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Treks

It’s that time again, time for me to take another exciting journey! But first, a little backstory, a tale of a long-ago odyssey. Once upon a time in bonnie Scotland, a young Edinburgh woman had a pen-pal, a young man … Continue reading

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Touring Roma

  Day 2: Democracy–or at least free speech– is alive and well in Roma, Italy. After a lovely breakfast at our hotel, we asked the concierge to call us a cab to start our day’s mapped-out route, which was to … Continue reading

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Never mind the bend in the road, there was a blockage in the road . . .

There’s a line in a poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns that says, “the best-laid schemes of mice and men gang aft agley.” I guess that goes for bloggers, too. My plan to blog every day as I cruised around … Continue reading

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Anticipation, part two.

I’m embarking on another trip, again thanks to my travel-crazed, wander-lusting gypsy-mama. In the past few years, we’ve cruised the Caribbean with the Philadelphia Phillies, sailed from Quebec to Boston on the St. Lawrence, winged our way to the Holy … Continue reading

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Get out of the box . . .

Out of the Box . . . Last week, I bought a box of Asiatic lilies—20 bulbs in an assortment of delicious colors. Saturday dawned bright and sunny—after several days of clouds and rain—so I pulled on old clothes and … Continue reading

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