Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

I can think of of many places to which I love to escape…  northern New England, the Scottish Highlands, Hawaii, even just our local rivers, ponds, and hiking trails, or the pages of a book. Still, when I heard this week’s … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: The Four Elements

“The elementary qualities are four, and any four terms can be combined in six couples. Contraries, however, refuse to be coupled: for it is impossible for the same thing to be hot and cold, or moist and dry. Hence it is evident that … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – What’s Your Legacy So Far?

Challenge #22 I’m pretty much the family archivist for my own family, and for my husband’s. I’m what I (almost kidding) call a digital packrat. I have three kinds of family tree software and a portable hard drive full of … Continue reading

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Sharing My Scots Gaelic Heritage

One of my grandsons is a cub scout. His pack is working on a “Heritage” project to earn a belt loop and a pin. The gist is that each scout must learn about where his family came from, choose a … Continue reading

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Do You See a Pattern Here?

Front Porch Snow “Tears of the Arizona” Pearl Harbor Skylight, Honolulu Courthouse Painted Overhead Beams, Summer Palace, Beijing October Moon through the trees in New England Paris rooftops from the Eiffel Tower Dancers – Closing Ceremonies, Beijing Olympics Shadow of … Continue reading

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Just a Day at the Beach…

It’s been warming up (although we have frost warnings in our forecast again!), and it’s time to turn our thought to the lovely sounds of sand on surf, or the lapping of water against the side of the kayak. I … Continue reading

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