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15 miles on the Erie Canal

June 18th, 2018 · No Comments · Musings, travel

This is the third day of our week on the Erie Canal…..one of those days was our 45th wedding anniversary. To that end, I offer a version of a song about the canal by one of our favorite beloved folk singers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxKy1_c6DeM&feature=share It has been an exciting and fun experience to this point….other boaters and […]

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Broadway to Chipping Camden – Hiking in England – Post 2

October 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Hiking England: Cotswold & Cornwall, Itinerary, Musings, photo of the week, retirement, Site Seeing, Walking

Our first day on our recent trip with Road Scholar set the tone for the next two weeks, that’s for sure! The days of hiking were a blast; but the first couple of days were a real challenge! A red eye from Boston to London, a drive out to Mickleton left little time in the […]

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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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Children and electronics

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Children, Education, family, Grandparents, Musings, Play

I’d like to get a longer post together with some research supporting why it’s really important for parents to control the amount of screen time their young children are exposed to in their early learning years. In the meantime, please consider listening to or reading this excellent opinion piece from Paula Poundstone on Electronics and […]

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Quote of the week: “… dive in.”

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Musings, Quote of the Week

“Ask yourself what you’re not doing now that you’d do on the last day of your life.  Take the time you have now to look at your priorities through new eyes before reality forces you to.  Imagine yourself in that last year, six months, month, day.  Listen to your longings.  Ask yourself, What am I […]

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