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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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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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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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