Category Archives: Art

Moving Day

Yesterday, Wednesday, June 19th, we struck our tents at Edgefield and headed off for new adventures.  Our driver has been doing brilliantly on this trip and the fact that he made a wrong turn as we left the Edgefield driveway … Continue reading

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Roll On, Columbia or Into the Gorge

Another fabulous day and a half! Departure from Kingston yesterday about 11 a.m. and shooting down I-5 had us arriving at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon around 3:30 p.m.  We checked into our king suites* (H and J in the … Continue reading

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Singapore, Lion City

It’s not “Lion City” because large felines are roaming the streets, rather it is because the name derives from the Malay Singapura, which derives from some Hindi words, which mean lion city. Michael and I attended a Midvalley Travel Club … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Wheels & Puppets

Yesterday, March 31st, was our day to see a bit of Jakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, and the capital of Indonesia. We arrived in Jakarta around noon on the 30th but we had a free afternoon and, except for taking a … Continue reading

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Semarang, Java, Indonesia

Today, we woke up approaching Semarang, the capital of Central Java.  It has been clear both yesterday and today that we have left Bali, where Hinduism is the predominant religion, and moved into the Muslim dominated rest of Indonesia.  We … Continue reading

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Barong, Birds, Babi Guling & Beaches

On a day of all things beginning with “B”, the amazingness just kept coming.  Yesterday was our first day without our wonderful guide, Nyoman, but in spite of that considerable handicap, we managed to plunge into more that Bali has … Continue reading

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Thanks, Again, Mom

Flight yesterday afternoon from PDX to SFO was a little late leaving but we arrived pretty much on time.  Spent a semi-restful night at the Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn before our 6:30 a.m. shuttle ride to the airport … Continue reading

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Guadalajara Miscellany

With only one full day left in this fine city, I would like to set out some random observations that I have made while in Guadalajara the past eight days. First:  One of my favorite things is the cross walk … Continue reading

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Marketing in Guadalajara

It’s Thanksgiving and I am thankful that today Michael felt recovered enough to join the rest of us on an excursion downtown to further explore the Mercado Liberdad also known as the San Juan de Dios Mercado.  Michael and I … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle

Maybe circle is the wrong term.  Perhaps elipse more accurately describes the shape but it would have to be a very irregular elipse and, I think, that means that it wouldn’t be an elipse at all.  Whatever the correct geometrical … Continue reading

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