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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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Portugal & Northern Spain trip – #12

January 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Musings, photo of the week, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel, Walking

So, where were we? Well, it certainly has been too long since I continued telling you about our amazing trip, isn’t it?  Now, what got in the way?  The holidays, renovating two bathrooms (down to the studs and structural issues – that’s a multi-entry story in and of itself!), and an unplanned surgery!  I began […]

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Santiago de Compostela – Spain & Portugal trip – #11

November 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

As I mentioned yesterday, Santiago de Compostela was one of the highlights of this trip for me. Where to begin?  I learned so much, and really wanted to stay several more days to explore the modern side of town, the water, the beautiful park that we only managed to stroll part of, and speak to […]

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Porto – Spain & Portugal #9

November 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Spain & Portugal 2014, travel, Walking

Our day in Porto is next on this great trip. Up early to have a great breakfast in the Pousada do Porto, Freixo Palace Hotel .   Our room faced the river, and although we could hear the nearby traffic on the bridge, the smells and sounds weren’t at all citylike. Our morning included a bus […]

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