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Entries Tagged as 'Museums'

Van Gogh sleeps…

March 9th, 2016 · No Comments · Art, Museums, Site Seeing, travel

Cross posted from Welovemuseums.com Or at least his bedroom is in Chicago…   On the last Thursday of February, hubby and I stopped by the Art Institute of Chicago. I say stopped by because we were on a break between trains on our way from San Francisco to Springfield, MA via Amtrak.   What a great […]

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With a camel at the San Francisco at the Asian Art Museum…….

March 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Art, Museums, photo of the week, retirement, Site Seeing, travel

I owe so many posts to my blog!  I’ve traveled quite a bit since retirement – and boy do I need to talk about retirement – and haven’t written much up.  But recently, we spent a good deal of February in San Francisco with our son, and this is one of the stops we always […]

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Be a traveler, not a tourist.

December 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Art, Education, Museums, Musings, Teaching & Learning, travel

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”  G.K. Chesterton   Just a couple of months ago, in September, hubby and I enjoyed an amazing trip with Odysseys Unlimited to Eastern Europe.  I had wanted to post each day while on our trip, but evening tiredness, and really […]

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Spain and Portugal – Post #3

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Art, Food, Garden, Learning Spanish, Museums, Musings, photo of the week, retirement, Sabbatical trip, Site Seeing, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

All day I say to myself, “I need to blog about this – no, about this, no about this, or what about this?”  So it comes down to that I wish anyone reading this could be with me on this trip.  It really is turning out to be even more delightful than I had imagined.  […]

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40 and playing hooky

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, eating, Museums, Musings, retirement

After a morning student teacher observation visit, hubby and I played hooky!  Drive a bit south to see a few great exhibits at the Springfield (MA) Museums!  A little rain didn’t spoil the day of art, lunch at the cafe and yogurt on the way home! How does one play hooky in retirement?

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