Tag Archives: Travel

Too Much Cats?

Hubby and I are building a small cabin on a small lake in northern Minnesota. We plan to have lots of lazy summer days up there, someday. “We” (Hubby) are doing most of the work, so it will be awhile … Continue reading

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A Moment in Time in Italy

I took this photo few weeks ago in Rome. I think it’s the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, but I’m not sure. What I’m shocked at is this—look how big the church is! Look how little the people are! I … Continue reading

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Venice at Night, November 2013

In the winter, Venice is like an abandoned theatre. The play is finished, but the echoes remain.       —Arbit Blatas

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Sunday Morning Thoughts on Italy

I’m lucky enough to be planning another trip to Italy with my mom, leaving in a couple of weeks. Last time I was there, I took a lot of photos of beautiful buildings and sculptures. They’re everywhere you look. The … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Rocks, Just Rocks

Hubby and I went to Puerto Rico a few years ago. We got to walk through a tiny little section of the Puerto Rican Rainforest, where it rains every day (and it did rain during our walk). It was wild and lush, … Continue reading

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The Funny Green Phone in Prague

On our first night in Prague, we stayed in a hotel room with a really funny-looking phone. It’s so ugly that it’s cute, and I want to share it with you today: Since that trip in 2007, I’ve been on … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Springtime in Europe (or anywhere)

January 29, 2013 BAD NEWS FIRST It’s winter in Minnesota, so it’s cold, snowy, icy, generally miserable, and almost uninhabitable. Tomorrow, our high temp is forecasted to be 1 degree Fahrenheit. My driveway is pure ice. NOW, FOR THE GOOD NEWS … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Salesperson

Today I had sort of a long boring day as a salesperson. I drove 2-1/2 hours to a customer who just had to see me in person. I got to his office right on time. Then I waited for him for … Continue reading

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Pottery from Czech Republic

A couple months ago I decided to blog about the miscellaneous and beloved pieces of pottery that I’ve collected these last few years. But then I only got around to posting one piece, so far. So here’s another. This little … Continue reading

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How old is too old to travel to Ireland?

How do you know that you’re too old to take a trip far away from home? How much trouble it is worth to see new places and have new experiences in a foreign land? What if you love going places, … Continue reading

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