Category Archives: Buster

Hola from Mexico

We arrived in Puerto Vallarta yesterday afternoon after one good and one great flight.  Michael and I finally flew enough miles last year to qualify as Alaska MVPs.  One of the benefits of that status is that you can use … Continue reading

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Out and About in the Loire Valley: Chaumont sur Loire

The second half of our day of culture found us at Chaumont sur Loire.  In a region rich with chateaux, I decided on this place because it is hosting an international festival of art and gardens.  Seemed as good a … Continue reading

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Buster: 3rd Time’s the Charm

After all the jabbering she has done about the Portuguese custard tarts, Virginia finally decided, on her third trip to Belem, to give Andre and me a piece of the action.  I prefered mine with just a light sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Buster in England

Sunday, October 20. I was beginning to think She had forgotten about us until I noticed that She included my surfing photo in Her last post.  Let it be known that Andre Segovia and I have been an active part … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Gone Surfing

Thursday, October 17. Our last full day in Cornwall and I decided I wanted to have some quiet time to sit and sketch.  Neither of us wanted to drive very far, so, we headed over to St. Agnes, location of … Continue reading

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Miracles and Angels

Oh, this photo  says so much to those in the know!!! Michael and I were scheduled to leave on our journey from Seattle on Tuesday, October 1st.  While putting our last few things in our suitcases on Monday evening, Michael … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Arrival

Finally, we are here!  This is the first time we have flown on a carrier other than British Air in many years.  We went with Delta because it had a nonstop flight from Seattle to Amsterdam and those of you … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Sings

“Some Final Thoughts!” “Italian Post Scripts!!”  My God!!! She’s just been in Italy, birthplace of Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, Chef Boyardee (okay, strike that last one); Italy, if not the home of opera at least its next door neighbor.  Doesn’t she … Continue reading

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Montalcino

Here it is Sunday, and I haven’t written a word about our Friday. And that is a shame because Friday was a particularly nice day. We had noticed that Friday was going to be the first day of the Settimana … Continue reading

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Anniversaries

September 4th is a very special day for Michael and me.  We celebrate two anniversaries on that day:  The day we began our relationship with each other, September 4, 1981, and the day we got married, September 4, 1992.  Because … Continue reading

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