Category Archives: Travels


……is a  funny thing. I realized that at the football game last night. After living overseas for almost 8 years, and only flying back for month-long holidays and a mad scramble to visit family and friends, I felt more like a … Continue reading

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Snapshots of England – London – Day One

During my five wonderful days spent visiting my daughter and her husband just outside of London, we spent two days in the city.  Just enough for a taste without being overwhelmed by how much there is to see and do … Continue reading

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A Thoroughly English Experience

Palm Sunday – rain and the forecast of more.  And do we stay at home, comfortably curled up with a blanket and a good book?  Of course not.  There are things to be done and places to be seen while … Continue reading

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Snapshots of England – Hughenden Manor

I am almost over my not-so-lovely English cold, and mostly sorted out on my time zones, so I guess it’s about time I gave you a taste of my wonderful springtime visit to southern England. I spent five days visiting … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Tramp In The Woods

……..take two. Had this all done and presses the wrong button. Posting via iPad app is more complicated than on the computer……grrrrr! What is a weed? A plant that is growing where you don’t want it, and is often quite … Continue reading

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Lovin” The Green. Morning of the First Day

I can’t believe how green it is here in England! After being so used to brown and white, it is almost a shock to the eyes. But I’m sure I will survive……. with pleasure. As I arrived late at night, … Continue reading

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What an Adventure!

Two years ago, if you told me I would be waiting for a bus in the snow in Eastern Russia, I would have laughed.  Ten years ago, I would have said you were crazy.  I had spent a month in the … Continue reading

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