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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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A sneak peek at some of our recent hikes in the UK

October 10th, 2016 · 3 Comments · photo of the week, retirement, Site Seeing, travel, Walking

We just returned from a trip with Road Scholar hiking some of the UK – the Cotswolds and Cornwall in particular. It was challenging and wonderful. With 3000 pictures to sort out, I can only provide a sneak peek for now! The first three photos are along the Coast Path in Cornwall. Stunning scenery, challenging […]

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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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