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- The Giving Season and the Thoughtful Giver
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- Symbols of Cities and Lands
- Land Meets Water
- The Ephemeral Nature of Days… and of Gratitude
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Category Archives: Travelogues
Symbols of Cities and Lands
Some landmarks are iconic – a single image of them conjures the names of the places they represent. They become symbols of their locations… Like the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower in Paris… The Great Wall of China… Tower Bridge in … Continue reading
Land Meets Water
In May, my beloved and I went out to the West Coast for a family wedding, and took advantage of the time to do some travel and sightseeing in the Bay area and north. These are some images from small … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Recreation, Travelogues Tagged Beaches, lifestyle, photography, photos, Shores, Weekly Travel Theme 6 Comments
C’mon Guys, This is Boston!
I went to college in Boston, arguably one of the most resilient cities in the USA. I still go back whenever I can. I love taking the T or just walking the Freedom Trail. I lived in the Back Bay area, … Continue reading
Posted in Giving Back, Recreation, Ruminations, Travelogues Tagged Boston, Fair Play, lifestyle, New Egland Patriots, Super Bowl 7 Comments
The (Three Dimensional) Image of a Being
For millennia, man has been creating sculpted, carved, and cast representations of people and animals. No matter where in the world you go, you will find statues. These pieces were made for various reasons, but many of them are designed to … Continue reading
Posted in Recipes, Travelogues Tagged Hawaii, lifestyle, Montreal, photography, Rodin, Statues, Weekly Travel Theme 8 Comments
Beautiful Gardens, Elusive Dreams
OK, I confess. I had a sort of nerdy childhood. The heroes I hungrily read about were composers, artists, writers, kings and queens. My mother was particularly fascinated by Henry VIII and his family, the Tudors. She told us stories … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Recreation, Travelogues Tagged Gardens, Hampton Court, Henry VIII, lifestyle, photos, Tudors, Weekly Travel Theme 12 Comments
Purple Mountain Majesty
I’m really a water person. I’m drawn to lakes, rivers, oceans, and even the little stream in my back yard. But there’s something majestic and awe-inspiring in the mountains as well. I grew up in Pennsylvania, where the rolling Appalachians … Continue reading
Posted in Photo Challenges, Travelogues Tagged Ben Nevis, Hawaii, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Mountains, photography, Scottish Highlands, Travel 28 Comments
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