Category Archives: Education

Munich: Day 5 – Dachau

This morning we went to Dachau.  It was a beautiful day, which seemed wrong. I found a rock that looked like a tortured face.   Advertisements

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Munich: Day 4 – A Very Necessary Change of Pace

Friday, another beautiful day.  We decided to do something different. I was happy to discover that the liquid on the floor of Kris’s room and in the bottom of the laundry basket in Kris’s room was only water and nothing … Continue reading

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Cooking with Neha

Oh, my goodness.  If you find yourself in Delhi with a day to kill, arrange to take a cooking class with Neha at Saffron Palate.  We just spent a wonderful five hours learning a few things about Indian cooking and … Continue reading

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Rambles Around Narni: Part Two

After a long away day on Sunday, we decided to stick close to home on Monday.  In aid of that effort, we arranged to have a private, guided walk around Narni.  On our first Narni ramblings with Cindy and Paul … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen in Orvieto

  It’s now Thursday, September 29;  Bob and Connie arrived last Saturday and we have been having such a good time that I haven’t posted a blog since.  Guess I’d better do some catching up. On Sunday, Sept. 25th, the … Continue reading

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Varanasi: Seen Along the Road

This morning, as we drove through the hub and bub of Varanasi for our last ride on the river, we drove past a shop with a sign reading:  Anocha Salon. Because Joan and I had gone to a shop in … Continue reading

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Tolerance

A few months ago, I decided I needed to freshen my look.  To that end, I had my hair stylist give me bangs.  I figured they might soften my face and cover up some of those unsightly forehead creases, aka … Continue reading

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Another “Who Knew” Moment

Not having anything better to do late this afternoon, Michael and I decided to pop into the Museum of Old Nimes (Musee du Vieux Nimes), which is located right around the corner from our apartment.  Entrance is free, so, it … Continue reading

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Avignon: 2015

What a difference 44 years make.  In 1971, when I was last in Avignon, my sister and I were doing the youth hostel, eurail, backpack thing.  We were 20 and 22 years old, respectively, and our finances were limited. This … 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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