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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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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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The View From Above

WordPress has challenged its bloggers this week to present photos looking straight down at something.  Here are the shots I picked. Perspective really is everything.  We all know what the silhouette of the Eiffel Tower looks like, but here’s a … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Women in Our Lives

Apparently, I’m only the third woman to ever receive this award, and I’m so honored to…be numbered with Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg. But I do hope that women are achieving at a rate these days that we can stop … Continue reading

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Just a Kiss…

Remember when you were little and fell down? Usually more startled or scared than hurt, you would run to the nearest grown-up – often Mom, for comfort. And she would kiss it and make it better. The placebo effect of … Continue reading

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